TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 21:34

Teacher fired for pro-choice abortion posts on Facebook sues Catholic school

School's out for the summer but one teacher at a Charleston, S.C. Catholic school found herself in hot water and out of a job over Facebook posts supporting abortion righ...

Teacher fired for pro-choice abortion posts on Facebook sues Catholic school

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South Carolina teacher says she was fired for pro-choice posts on Facebook A South Carolina teacher has filed a lawsuit against a Catholic school that fired her because she posted on Facebook several statements supporting abortion rights, which goes against the church's long-held teachings....
2019-07-11 21:34

One high school fired a gay teacher. Another school protected one. They are married to each other Joshua Payne-Elliott alleges in lawsuit that archdiocese interfered with his contractual and employment relationship with his school.        ...
2019-07-11 15:34

Catholic school fires teacher for same-sex marriage, reaches settlement The high school was under pressure from its local archdiocese to ensure that all teachers are living according to church teachings.        ...
2019-07-10 06:34

US Catholic archdiocese cuts ties with school that refused to fire gay teacher Brebeuf Jesuit prep school was ordered to let employee go ‘because this teacher’s marital status does not confirm to church doctrine’ The Archdiocese of Indianapolis has announced that it will no longer recognize a Jesuit high school as Catholic beca...
2019-06-21 03:51

Jesuit high school stripped of 'Catholic' label over gay teacher, Indianapolis Archdiocese says A Jesuit high school in Indianapolis, Indiana will no longer be recognized as Catholic by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis because it refuses to fire a teacher who’s in a same-sex marriage....
2019-06-22 19:34

Teacher sues, saying she was fired for taking breaks to pump breast milk for her child A Portland, Maine, elementary teacher says her contract was not renewed and she faced "extreme animosity and hostility” from some colleagues.        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

Texas teacher fired for allegedly tweeting to Trump to ‘remove’ illegal immigrants from her school: report A Texas high school teacher was fired Tuesday for urging President Trump in a series of tweets to help remove illegal immigrants from her school, according to a report....
2019-06-05 13:34

To save its 'Catholic identity,' Indianapolis' Cathedral High School is firing a gay teacher Cathedral High School is one of 68 schools Catholic recognized by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and serves about 1,100 students in grades 9-12.        ...
2019-06-24 04:17

Substitute teacher fired after recording pornographic videos in empty classrooms (KPRC/NBC News) A Texas substitute high school teacher has been fired after police determined she recorded nearly a dozen pornographic videos in empty classrooms and a teacher workroom at El Campo High School. El Campo Police Chief Terry Stanphill sa...
2019-06-27 20:34

Pastor condemns Catholic school’s recognition of LGBT unions WASHINGTON (AP) — A Catholic girls school in Washington, D.C., says it’s getting overwhelmingly positive responses to its decision to include same-sex union announcements in its alumnae magazine. But the pastor of a nearby Catholic parish calls...
2019-05-29 16:34

Catholic school principal resigns after boozy strip-club jaunt The principal of a Louisiana Catholic high school has resigned after he was arrested for drunkenly refusing to pay a bill at a Washington DC strip club — while he was in town for a field trip, according to reports. Michael Comeau, principal of Holy F...
2019-06-03 10:17

Guam Catholic group protests recruitment of abortion doctors Group protests Guam governor’s plan to recruit abortion providers to the U.S. territory because no doctors on the island are currently willing to terminate pregnancies...
2019-06-16 01:51

Catholic School Principal Arrested at a D.C. Strip Club While on Student Field Trip In an incident that shocked communities Friday, Michael Comeau, a school principal and recipient of the prestigious Milken award for educators, thought it was a good idea to get belligerently drunk, hit up the strip club, then refuse to pay … all whi...
2019-06-03 03:00

TUSD: Teacher salary increases for new school year TUCSON – Tucson Unified School District teachers will see a pay raise this new school year, the district announced Tuesday night. The Tucson Unified School District Governing Board approved the 2019-2020 Certified Salary Schedule –they will increase ...
2019-07-10 18:34

On Video, Kashmir School Teacher Threatens To "Slaughter" Boy With Axe A young boy shrieks as a man holds an axe over him, threatening to "slaughter" the child, a video that has emerged from Jammu and Kashmir shows. The man in the video is a teacher at a private school......
2019-07-03 08:34

Florida teacher charged with bringing gun, knives to school SEMINOLE, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida teacher was arrested after bringing a handgun and knives to the elementary school where she worked. The Tampa Bay Times reports 49-year-old Betty Jo Soto was arrested and fired Monday. Pinellas County School...
2019-05-22 17:00

School Teacher In Assam Tries To Sacrifice 3-Year-Old With A Sword A school teacher and his family allegedly tried to sacrifice a three-year-old in their house in Udalguri district of Assam on Saturday, but locals intervened and immediately informed the police and......
2019-07-06 23:51

An Archbishop told a Jesuit school to fire a gay teacher. They said no A Jesuit high school in Indiana can no longer call itself "Catholic" because it employs a teacher engaged in a same-sex marriage, the Archbishop of Indianapolis says....
2019-06-21 13:17

Charge dismissed against officer whose gun fired at school FOWLERVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A charge has been dismissed against a Michigan police officer whose personal gun accidentally fired into the floor of a high school gymnasium as he watched a wrestling tournament. WHMI-FM reports the dismissa...
2019-06-17 15:51

Letter From Former Middle School Teacher Accused Principal Of Bullying ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18/Anderson County News)– A letter written by a former middle school teacher accused of threatening to cut off a student’s genitals in 2017 has surfaced this week. The letter was obtained by the Anderson County N...
2019-06-06 00:51

Teacher ‘traumatized’ remembering screams of student in school lab fire All she remembers is her victim’s screams. In a deposition read aloud at the civil trial against Beacon High School chemistry teacher Anna Poole, she describes the moment a lab demo caused a fireball that engulfed 10th-grader Alonzo Yanes, who is now...
2019-06-14 00:51

Utah Family Sues After Son With Diabetes Is Kept From School The school district placed the boy on “home and hospital status,” denying him “his right to attend school with his non-diabetic peers,” the lawsuit says....
2019-06-29 12:34

Bronx middle school teacher allegedly raped 13-year-old student A Bronx middle school teacher is accused of raping a 13-year-old student four times and attempting suicide by downing over-the-counter medication while the cops were looking for him, sources told The Post. Jonathan Pol, 28, a teacher at the Mott Hall...
2019-05-29 19:51

Teacher allegedly threatened to ‘shoot up’ school, had signal to warn some colleagues An elementary school teacher in North Carolina threatened to “shoot up” her school — and plotted a secret message to warn colleagues before she was to open fire, authorities said. Kristen Michelle Thompson, 38, abruptly resigned from her position at ...
2019-05-23 00:17

Assam Teacher Accused Of Teaching Namaz, School Claims "Misunderstanding" A video of a teacher allegedly showing students how to offer namaz at a school in Assam's Charaideo district has cropped up on social media, spurring outrage among parents and right-wing groups. Three......
2019-07-02 21:34

Bronx middle school teacher charged with raping 13-year-old student A Bronx middle school teacher who allegedly forced himself on a 13-year-old student has been charged with rape, police said Thursday. Jonathan Pol, 28, a teacher at the Mott Hall Community School, was arrested at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday at a Jacobi Hospi...
2019-05-31 00:51

Valedictorian posts speech online after her moment is denied by school Administrators at a Florida high school scuttled its valedictorian’s graduation speech because she didn’t send it to them to review in advance — so she posted it online instead. Kriya Naidu, the top-ranked student at University High Schoo...
2019-05-31 19:00

A Texas teacher asked President Donald Trump via Twitter to 'remove the illegals.' She was fired this week A Texas school board fired Georgia Clark after an investigation revealed she'd written a series of racially insensitive tweets.        ...
2019-06-06 12:51

Kindergarten teacher at Baptist school accused of sexually assaulting teen student BURBANK, Ill. — Cook County prosecutors say a suburban Chicago kindergarten teacher supplied alcohol to a 15-year-old student and had sex with him while he was underage. Jordan Baptist School teacher Shannon Griffin also allegedly sent nude images to...
2019-07-04 08:34

Mother of son with Down syndrome sues hospital, would've had abortion A mother of a 4-year-old son with Down syndrome is suing a British hospital alleging they failed to test for the condition, otherwise, she would've had an abortion....
2019-07-10 16:51

Two more Broward County deputies fired for neglect during Parkland school shooting _____ Two more deputies have been fired for alleged inaction during the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead, the Broward County sheriff said Wednesday. Sheriff Gregory Tony said Edward E...
2019-06-29 22:51

Florida college student, suspended over gun photo, sues school A Florida woman is suing a technical college after she was suspended indefinitely when a photo of her posing with a hand gun at a shooting range on social media was reported to school leaders. ...
2019-06-01 03:17

Christian school kindergarten teacher charged with sexual assault, soliciting child porn Shannon Griffin, a teacher at Jordan Baptist School near Chicago, was charged with criminal sexual assault and solicitation of child pornography.        ...
2019-07-04 00:17

School where teacher allegedly held mock slave auction agrees to make changes, officials say The Chapel School in Bronxville must make changes after a teacher was accused of holding mock slave auctions.        ...
2019-05-30 01:17

Texas Teacher Outs Herself on Twitter as MAGA-t Who Wants to Help Trump Round Up 'Illegal Students' in Her School Georgia Clark is an English teacher in Fort Worth, Texas. Much like the president of the United States, she’s not fond of undocumented immigrants attending Carter-Riverside High School, where she’s been a teacher since 1998. So, Clark decided that sh...
2019-06-05 04:17

Teenager who went viral after arguing with his teacher that there are only two genders barred from returning to the school to finish his education A teenager who went viral after arguing with his teacher that there are only two genders will not be allowed to return to the school where he filmed the confrontation....
2019-07-03 12:51

Student sues Long Island school over off-campus party beating A Long Island high school student who had his nose broken, teeth knocked out and face cut in a beating by several other classmates off campus, filed a $10 million notice of claim against his school district for failing to protect him from the bullies...
2019-06-12 03:34

How Your Facebook Posts Might Reveal Your Medical Status Researchers were able to correctly guess some people’s medical conditions by analyzing their Facebook posts, according to a new study. The people involved had consented to the research, and the results are private, but let this be a warning: You’re p...
2019-06-19 20:17

Facebook downgrades posts that promote miracle cures Facebook has revealed that it's downgrading content that makes dubious health claims, including posts that try to sell or promote "miracle cures."Read More...
2019-07-02 15:51

Facebook’s New Content Moderation Tools Put Posts in Context The audit noted that asking reviewers "to consider whether the user was condemning or discussing hate speech, rather than espousing it, may reduce errors.”...
2019-07-03 17:17

Scientists can predict medical conditions off your Facebook posts In a world of digital addicts, oversharing on social media is often seen as a character flaw — but a new study reveals it might actually be good for your health. Researchers from Penn Medicine and Stony Brook University analyzed the Facebook statuses...
2019-06-18 19:51

Christian anti-abortion clinic chain sues HHS over Title X rules California's Obria Medical Clinics, a chain of anti-abortion pregnancy centers that bills itself as an alternative to Planned Parenthood, sued the Trump administration Monday because it says it will be forced to refer patients for abortions in exchan...
2019-05-21 15:51

Border Patrol Chief: Sexist Facebook posts ‘inappropriate’ CLINT, Texas (AP) — The head of the U.S. Border Patrol says sexist posts and comments mocking migrant deaths in a closed Facebook group for agents and employees are “completely inappropriate.” Carla Provost said in a statement Monday that...
2019-07-02 04:34

Schumer calls for CBP leadership to be fired over offensive Facebook group Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called Wednesday for the Trump administration to remove top officials at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)....
2019-07-03 23:00

AOC blasts border officials after new report on offensive Facebook posts: ‘Looks like CBP lied’ In a Twitter message Thursday, Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez branded the leadership of U.S. Customs and Border Protection as liars after a news site reported that CBP officials knew much longer than they claimed about a Facebook group on which some pa...
2019-07-05 12:51

Vietnam throws Facebook user in jail over ‘anti-state’ posts HANOI – A court in Vietnam sentenced a Facebook user to six years in prison on Thursday for a series of posts he made on the social media platform which the Southeast Asian country’s government said were “anti-state”. Despite sweeping economic ...
2019-06-06 20:34

EU calls for release of Vietnamese Facebook user over 'anti-state' posts European Union called for the immediately release of a Vietnamese Facebook user sentenced to six years in prison on Thursday for posts he made on the social media platform, saying the case marked a "worrying development."...
2019-06-06 22:17

Phoenix cops’ offensive Facebook posts lead to misconduct investigation PHOENIX (KPNX) — Declaring her “shock” at Phoenix police officers’  inflammatory posts on Facebook, Police Chief Jeri Williams said Tuesday she was assigning an undisclosed number of officers to desk jobs while they’re investi...
2019-06-06 06:51

U.S. DHS boss orders probe into border agents' 'disturbing' Facebook posts The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's acting secretary, Kevin McAleenan, has ordered an investigation into reports that border patrol agents have been posting offensive anti-immigrant comments and threats against lawmakers in a secret Facebook g...
2019-07-03 16:34

U.S. Concentration Camp Guards Promise Investigation Into Hateful Facebook Posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced on Monday that it will investigate the shocking Facebook posts of some employees, the same employees who oversee the vast network of concentration camps that have been described by independent obser...
2019-07-02 21:17

Oculus founder says he 'got fired' from Facebook, suggesting a pro-Trump donation was to blame Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus and former Facebook employee, admits he was fired from the social networking giant a few years ago, saying it was for "no reason at all."...
2019-05-22 20:34

Dutch "Big Brother" creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire businessman John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook in an Amsterdam court on Wednesday, saying the social media giant had allowed fake ads on its platform using his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
2019-06-05 17:34

Dutch 'Big Brother' creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire businessman John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook in an Amsterdam court on Wednesday, saying the social media giant had allowed fake ads on its platform using his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
2019-06-05 16:34

Family Of Murdered Utah Track Athlete Lauren McCluskey Sues School Over "Deliberate Indifference" Before Her Death The parents of Lauren McCluskey filed a federal lawsuit against the University of Utah and several administrators on Thursday over the school’s alleged failure to take their daughter’s calls for help seriously before she was murdered, as well as thei...
2019-06-27 19:17

Facebook may be ordered to remove duplicates of illegal posts worldwide: EU court adviser Facebook may be ordered to track down all posts duplicating content it has been told to remove by an EU court, an adviser to the European Union's top court said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 15:17

Philadelphia Police Department reassigns 72 cops over racist and violent Facebook posts Seventy-two police officers in Philadelphia have been placed on desk duty as department officials investigate racist, offensive or violent Facebook posts, the city’s top cop said. Police Commissioner Richard Ross said Wednesday that he expects severa...
2019-06-20 20:17

Dems call for firing Border Patrol agents over ‘vile’ Facebook posts Senior Democrats touring migrant detention facilities on Monday called for the immediate firing of Customs and Border Protection agents who joked about migrant deaths and posted vulgar images of freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez among a secret F...
2019-07-02 02:01

Vietnam blogger jailed for six years for Facebook posts calling for peaceful protests European Union criticises imprisonment of Nguyen Ngoc Anh, saying he has right to peaceful freedom of expression An environmental activist has been jailed for six years in Vietnam for “anti-state” Facebook posts, as part of the country’s continuing c...
2019-06-07 10:51

| Mother posts tragic message on Facebook before plunging to her death with 2-year-old daughter The bodies of German national Tanja Ludwig and her daughter were found at the base of a cliff below a tourist hotspot in Wollongong, south of Sydney in Australia....
2019-05-23 23:00

Border agency knew of troubling Facebook posts in 2016: acting secretary U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials knew in 2016 about a private Facebook group where border agents posted racist and misogynistic comments, acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan said on Sunday....
2019-07-07 20:34

Bridesmaid posts picture of bride's dress to Facebook and tags her fiance: 'I am so gutted' In a post that is sure to make every bride-to-be shudder with horror, one woman has revealed how her bridesmaid committed the ultimate faux pas by posting an image of her wedding dress on Facebook....
2019-06-18 03:34

Dutch billionaire and Big Brother creator sues Facebook over fraudulent Bitcoin ads The creator of the Big Brother reality television format is suing Facebook for allowing advertisements to fraudulently feature his name and image, Reuters reports. Dutch billionaire John de Mol, one of the brains behind entertainment studio Endemol, ...
2019-06-05 23:17

Teacher at Prince George's School Is Engaged to Prince William's Friend Prince George...the matchmaker? Lucy Lanigan-O'Keeffe, the assistant head teacher at Thomas' Battersea School in southwest London, where the 5-year-old royal is enrolled, is......
2019-06-23 19:51

Dallas gunman flashed ammo, warned of approaching ‘storm’ in bizarre Facebook posts A gunman who opened fire on a Dallas courthouse on Monday morning shared photos of ammunition and warned of an approaching “storm” on Facebook days before he was killed by police in the firefight. Clad in tactical gear and carrying 150 ro...
2019-06-18 01:51

American Medical Association sues North Dakota, takes rare stance in Trump-era abortion debate The American Medical Association has filed a lawsuit to block North Dakota rules that would require physicians to give patients false information.        ...
2019-07-03 03:51

Dallas courthouse shooter’s disturbing Facebook posts paint troubling picture as search for motive continues A disturbing picture emerged Tuesday of 22-year-old Dallas shooter Brian Isaack Clyde, with the Army veteran's social media posts providing a glimpse into the man who -- for some reason -- opened fire with a rifle outside of a federal courthouse yest...
2019-06-18 21:00

Fact Check Any Abortion News You See on Facebook With more and more states signing abortion bans into law, it’s no surprise that Facebook is crawling with abortion-related misinformation. This time, though, it’s more than a handful of viral links making the rounds; it’s the overwhelming majority of...
2019-05-29 23:51

Jewish groups call for Labour to disown Peterborough by-election candidate after she 'liked' anti-Semitic Facebook posts Jewish groups have called for Labour to disown its candidate for the Peterborough by-election after it was revealed she had liked anti-Semitic posts on Facebook....
2019-06-02 20:51

Hotel manager's Facebook offer: Need an abortion? Come to Michigan. After several states passed new abortion laws, Shelley O’Brien offered any woman struggling with access a free place to stay and a ride to the clinic.        ...
2019-06-08 02:17

Colorado school officials ask voters to consider tearing down, rebuilding Columbine High School Twenty years after infamous U.S. massacre, Columbine High School faces scrutiny of another kind: Whether it should be torn down and replaced.        ...
2019-06-07 07:51

Probably Awesome! The Kid Who Left High School To Go To Hockey School In Like Canada Or Vermont Seems To Be In Some Sort Of Pre-NHL League Now While we don’t know enough about how the hockey world works to be 100% sure, here’s some news that seems like it’s pretty great: The kid who left high school to go to hockey school in, like, Canada or Vermont seems to be in some sort of pre-NHL leagu...
2019-05-21 17:51

School officials consider tearing down, rebuilding Columbine High School Colorado public education officials are mulling a plan to tear down and replace Columbine High School — saying the site remains “a source of inspiration” for potential gun violence, 20 years after the massacre that killed 13 people. Jason Glass...
2019-06-07 21:51

A high school football player in Amite City, Louisiana died Tuesday night, following a practice at his school (WDSU) A 15-year-old football player in Amite City, Louisiana died this week after a late-night practice at his high school. Coaches and teammates say Terrance Allen was walking back to the locker room around 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time Tuesday, whe...
2019-06-21 07:17

Gucci Collection Promotes Abortion Rights Amid Wave of Abortion Restrictions in U.S. Gucci weighed into the abortion debate at its 2020 fashion show in Rome on Tuesday, unveiling several pieces that made reference to abortion rights and women’s rights. The fashion statement comes amid a battle over abortion rights in the United...
2019-05-29 22:00

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also about how the policy could worsen disparities that already endanger the health of women living in the s...
2019-05-21 16:17

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outside statehouses on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 22:34

When US pulls overseas abortion funding, abortion rates go up not down Withholding aid from clinics that offer abortion services leads to a rise in terminations – perhaps because the clinics often provide contraception services too...
2019-06-28 14:34

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about sex abuse VATICAN CITY — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in th...
2019-05-24 20:51

5 former Michigan Catholic priests charged with sex crimes A Catholic priest who admitted when he resigned from a Flint-area parish that he had sexually abused a child has been charged with several counts of sexual assault dating back decades....
2019-05-24 20:51

Roman Catholic church could allow married men to become priests Vatican summit to discuss plan to address clergy shortage in remote Amazon areasThe Roman Catholic church is opening the door to a change in its centuries-old requirement that priests must be celibate in a document suggesting older married men may be...
2019-06-17 18:34

Amended sex abuse suit filed against W.Va. Catholic diocese West Virginia's attorney general is accusing the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston of failing to publicly disclose allegations of sexual abuse against a Catholic school teacher....
2019-05-21 20:51

Catholic Church considers married priests for Amazon A historic shift in policy could pave the way for married men to preach in areas where clergy are scarce. The requirement for priests to have never been married has been in place for centuries....
2019-06-18 06:17

US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis U.S. Catholic bishops have convened a high-stakes national meeting under pressure to defuse the ever-widening clergy sex-abuse crisis that has weakened the church....
2019-06-11 22:51

German court says Catholic Church can keep billions secret A court in the western city of Cologne has ruled that Germany's richest Catholic archdiocese doesn't have to reveal what it does with the billions it receives from taxpayers each year....
2019-06-13 19:00

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about, confront sex abuse VATICAN CITY (AP) — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children ...
2019-05-24 14:51

Sex-Abuse Accusations Grow Against Catholic Clergy in Poland The Catholic Church in Poland has seen an uptick in accusations from people claiming to have been sexually abused by clergy as children, after a YouTube video sparked public anger at an institution that is at the political and social heart of this cu...
2019-06-12 15:17

Four killed in ambush on Catholic parade in Burkina Faso Four people were killed and a statue of the Virgin Mary was destroyed in an attack on parishioners during a religious procession in Burkina Faso, church officials told CNN on Wednesday....
2019-05-21 15:34

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene Roman Catholic bishops are under pressure to carry out significant reforms to confront an ever-growing sex abuse scandal as they convene a national meeting in Baltimore. The pressure comes not only from longtime critics of the church’s response...
2019-06-09 18:17

Safe For Catholic Schools To Reopen, Says Sri Lanka Army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening Tuesday of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, the army chief said....
2019-05-21 15:34

| Safe for Catholic schools to reopen - Sri Lanka army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, the army chief said....
2019-05-21 14:51

W.Va. Catholic diocese releases more accused priests' names West Virginia's only Roman Catholic diocese has released the names of two more priests who it says have been credibly accused of child sexual abuse in the state....
2019-05-29 02:51

US Catholic Church reports big rise in sex-abuse allegations NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Roman Catholic Church says that allegations of child sex-abuse by clerics more than doubled in its latest 12-month reporting period, and that its spending on victim compensation and child protection surged above $300 million....
2019-05-31 22:17

Catholic Cardinal George Pell says his conviction should be 'quashed' An attorney for disgraced Roman Catholic Cardinal George Pell argued before an Australian appellate court Wednesday that the church figure could not have been guilty in a sexual assault case involving two choir boys....
2019-06-06 02:34

Arkansas Catholic diocese settles abuse claims from 5 men Arkansas attorneys say the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock has agreed to settle accusations from five men who said a priest abused them when they were children decades ago....
2019-06-28 14:34

Catholic priest hospitalized after knife attack in Poland WARSAW, Poland — Authorities in Poland say that a Roman Catholic priest is hospitalized in serious condition after a man attacked him with a knife. Krzysztof Zaporowski, police spokesman in the southwestern city of Wroclaw, said the attacker approach...
2019-06-10 16:17

Catholic priest in hospital after knife attack in Poland WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Authorities in Poland say that a Roman Catholic priest is hospitalized in serious condition after a man attacked him with a knife. Krzysztof Zaporowski, police spokesman in the southwestern city of Wroclaw, said the attacker app...
2019-06-10 15:17

Catholic priest stabbed on church steps in Poland The assailant was arrested, but his motive remains unclear. The priest has undergone surgery and is now stable, Wroclaw University Hospital has said....
2019-06-10 23:51

Bus With Mexican Catholic Pilgrims Collides With Tractor-Trailer, Killing 21 A bus carrying members of a Catholic archdiocese struck a tractor-trailer and burst into flames on a highway between the cities of Puebla and Orizaba....
2019-05-30 15:17

California campus removes bell marking Catholic missions SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California university has removed a bell marking the 18th century Catholic missions that Native Americans say glorifies racism. The University of California, Santa Cruz invited community members to witness the rem...
2019-06-22 01:00

Catholic Bishops Vow to Hold Themselves Accountable for Sexual Abuse and Cover-Ups The United States’ Catholic bishops enacted a new system meant to help restore faith in the church. But some worried about “bishops policing bishops.”...
2019-06-14 16:34

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred and bigotry....
2019-06-11 04:51

U.S. Catholic bishops approve new national sex abuse reporting hotline The hotline, which would field allegations that bishops committed abuse or covered it up, would take complaints by telephone and through an online link. It’s supposed to be operating within a year....
2019-06-13 05:00

Roman Catholic diocese suspends priest accused of misconduct FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese in Massachusetts says a longtime priest has been suspended amid an allegation of sexual misconduct. The Herald News reports that Fall River Bishop Edgar Moreira da Cunha said in an email Sunday that F...
2019-05-27 23:17

Italy's Catholic bishops 'morally obliged' to report abuse The Italian Catholic Church hierarchy says it has approved guidelines establishing a "moral obligation" to report cases of clergy sex abuse to police....
2019-05-23 18:34

Catholic bishops vote to create new sex-abuse reporting hotline U.S. Catholic bishops voted on Wednesday to create a new national sex-abuse hotline run by an independent entity. The move marks one of the church’s most notable steps in confronting its sex-abuse crisis....
2019-06-13 09:51

Awaiting trial for breaking into nuclear base, 7 Catholic activists unrepentant On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a group of seven aging Catholic activists assembled outside Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base and cut a padlock at a maintenance gate....
2019-07-11 22:51

Pope Asks Roma People To Forgive Catholic Church's "Discrimination" Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister......
2019-06-02 16:51

Catholic bishops stop short of mandating lay involvement in abuse investigations The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has passed a slate of measures designed to combat sex abuse and hold church leadership accountable for mishandling cases, including creating a national hotline for reporting abuse....
2019-06-14 22:51

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene this week in Baltimore With the sex abuse scandal continuing to shake the Roman Catholic church to its core, U.S. bishops are scheduled to meet Tuesday to address the issue.        ...
2019-06-09 23:51

50 Roman Catholic clergy ‘credibly accused’ of child abuse in Rhode Island A Roman Catholic diocese in Rhode Island on Monday publicly named 50 church leaders who have been “credibly accused” of sexually abusing children. The damning list was posted on the Providence diocese website — and includes 19 priests and...
2019-07-02 04:34

Catholic priest to drop holy water from helicopter 'to exorcise demons from city' DEMONS lurking in the Colombian city of Buenaventura beware as a catholic priest is all set to rid it of evil by dropping holy water on it in a mass exorcism....
2019-07-13 00:51

Augustine Tolton, Ex-Slave and First Black Catholic Priest in U.S., Takes Step to Sainthood The Catholic Church said it was reviewing a miracle said to be attributed to Father Tolton, whom Pope Francis put on the path to sainthood Wednesday....
2019-06-14 23:17

Five Catholic priests charged with criminal sexual conduct in Michigan sex abuse investigation The Michigan Attorney General's office provided updates on its Catholic church investigation. Five men were charged, four arrested and one suspended.        ...
2019-05-26 20:51

My Catholic, trans child is living proof of how wrong the Vatican is on gender | Anonymous No, my child’s transition has not led to the ‘destabilisation of the family institution’. Instead, we are stronger than everThe recent document from the Vatican’s Congregation for Catholic Education talks of an “educational crisis”, and alleges that ...
2019-06-13 15:51

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Facebook, Instagram, and other apps? If you said “Cool,” that’s understandable —...
2019-06-28 02:17

Hawley, Cruz urge Trump to nix judicial nominee who compared Catholic beliefs to KKK views Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz are calling on President Trump to withdraw the nomination of a lawyer for a lifetime federal court appointment, accusing the nominee of opposing religious freedom and expressing anti-Catholic views....
2019-06-01 13:34

Historic Catholic marker deemed 'racist symbol' removed by University of California Santa Cruz A university in California removed a historical symbol from its campus Friday in an effort to be “more inclusive” after a years-long campaign by Native American community members argued the marker highlighted a period of racism in the state....
2019-06-22 19:34

| Bhutan to double teacher pay In many countries teachers have a rough time but not in Bhutan, the small Himalayan kingdom famous for striving for Gross National Happiness, where their pay is being doubled....
2019-06-15 09:00

Teacher, son die in apparent murder-suicide MARYVILLE, Tenn. — Police say the deaths of a school teacher and his son are being investigated as an apparent murder-suicide after the pair were found shot in the burning bedroom of a home for sale in Tennessee. News outlets report a home inspector ...
2019-06-11 07:51

Here's where it’s best (and worst) to be a teacher There are over 3 million public school teachers around the country, but some states host them better than others.       ...
2019-07-10 02:34

The states where it’s best (and worst) to be a teacher There are over 3 million public school teachers around the country, but some states host them better than others.        ...
2019-07-09 16:51

TEKNET: Where does Arizona rank in teacher’s pay TUCSON – After the Red for Ed Movement in 2018, Gov. Doug Ducey approved higher salaries for teachers. So where does Arizona rank for teacher’s pay across the country? Aalia Shaheed has more in the video below:...
2019-06-06 13:51

Target’s teacher discount is coming back Summer just got started but Target is already thinking about back to school! The retail chain is bringing back their extra discount for teachers. Starting July 13, Target is giving educators 15 percent off on school supplies, clothes and other back-t...
2019-06-27 20:34

Teacher disciplined after boy with autism given ‘most annoying’ award An Indiana special education teacher is in hot water for mocking a fifth-grader with autism by giving him a trophy for “most annoying male.” Rick Castejon said he was “blindsided” when the bizarre award was handed to his 11-ye...
2019-06-05 00:00

The Best Toys to Make Your Kid Independent, According to a Montessori Teacher One of the hallmarks of the Montessori method is an emphasis on independence. I’m seeing this firsthand as—I kid you not—my seven-month-old infant came home from his first week of Montessori having learned how to hold his own bottle with two hands li...
2019-07-13 09:17

How we live together: 'Our drama teacher made us act as if we were about to kiss' The opera students who share a homeTom and I are both on the opera course at the Royal Academy of Music, in London. One of our most vivid early encounters was when our drama teacher made us walk into the middle of a circle of our peers and act as if ...
2019-07-13 18:00

Bronx civics teacher inspired by AOC to run – for her seat Meet Bronx resident John Cummings, a Republican and former Harbor Unit cop-turned-high school civics teacher who is mounting a long-shot bid to topple Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez next year. “But to just come from the outside and take somebody on is...
2019-07-13 00:34

Florida teacher writes ‘WTF is this?’ on student’s homework This image shows a homework assignment that a teacher wrote an inappropriate comment on. WJHG/WECP/Melinda Smith) BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – A Rutherford High School teacher may have to face consequences after writing a slang term for a cus...
2019-05-30 01:00

Rescued yoga teacher has already left the hospital The yoga teacher who spent 17 days lost and injured in a Hawaiian jungle is already out of the hospital. Amanda Eller, 35, was discharged from Maui Memorial Medical Center on Sunday, the hospital’s chief officer, Michael Rembis, announced in a ...
2019-05-28 00:00

S&P 500 Posts Best First Half in 22 Years Stocks notched solid gains during a second quarter defined by an escalation in the U.S.-China trade fight and a perceived shift in the Federal Reserve’s appetite for interest-rate cuts....
2019-06-29 01:51

Yoga teacher rescued after two weeks alone in Hawaiian forest Rescue crews found the yoga instructor who went missing for two weeks in a Hawaiian forest — and revealed she lived on plants and water to survive. Amanda Eller, 35, was found late Friday, 16 days after she went missing during a hike on the Mak...
2019-05-25 16:34

Andrei Kramarevsky, Influential Ballet Teacher, Is Dead at 90 After a successful dance career in the Soviet Union, he turned up at the School of American Ballet looking for work. He taught there for more than 40 years....
2019-05-21 16:51

Teacher ’asked to perform oral sex on boy, 14, and called him scaredy-cat when he said no' A TEACHER allegedly asked a 14-year-old boy if she could perform oral sex on him after driving into an empty car park then called him a “scaredy-cat” after he told her no....
2019-06-01 08:51

Teacher gives student shoes off his own feet moments before graduation A Virginia teacher gave the shoes off his own feet to a graduating fifth grader — whose own footwear busted just as he was about to walk across the stage, according to a new report. The boy was graduating from George Mason Elementary in Mason w...
2019-06-14 21:51

Drama teacher accused of recording students as they got undressed HERNDON, Va. — Police now say a northern Virginia drama teacher in jail on child-pornography charges recorded multiple students in states of undress at the school. Initially Fairfax County Police said they had no evidence that Herndon High School stu...
2019-06-20 14:34

Teacher guilty of classroom sex with teen is sprung from prison A former Ohio middle school teacher convicted of having sex with a 14-year-old inside a locked classroom is out of prison — after trying twice unsuccessfully to be sprung early, correction officials said. Jessica Langford, a 33-year-old who previousl...
2019-05-31 00:17

Teacher adopts student after removed from transplant list COLORADO (WTHR) — A Colorado teacher is taking on a big responsibility to help one of his students. Finn Lanning, a math teacher, is giving 13-year-old Damien a second chance by adopting him. Damien/GoFundMe Damien has been in foster care since a you...
2019-05-31 02:01

Ex-teacher charged with inappropriately touching young girls LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A former physical education teacher accused of inappropriately touching dozens of first-grade girls in incidents captured on school surveillance video has been indicted on charges of gross sexual imposition in Ohio. Warren County...
2019-06-18 03:34

Maine student teacher busted on charges he had sex with pupil An anonymous letter sent by an “outraged citizen” tipped off cops in Maine about a student teacher accused of having sex with a female pupil he met in one of his classes, court documents show. Eben Wight, a 21-year-old music teacher who started at Ca...
2019-06-05 23:17

Ex-teacher pleads guilty to sexual contact with student GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamora pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexual conduct with a minor, attempted molestation and pub...
2019-06-11 23:34

Criminal Justice Teacher Arrested For Stealing From Students A criminal justice teacher at a high school in Fort Pierce, Florida has been arrested and accused of stealing money from students and the school. Court records show Sharonda Johnson, 47, faces grand theft, witness tampering and petit theft charges. J...
2019-06-22 01:34

Ex-Harlem teacher who hid explosives in home gets 6 years in prison One of the twin brothers who were busted last year for keeping bomb-making materials in their Bronx apartment — a former Harlem Prep teacher who enlisted the help of students to make explosives — has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison....
2019-05-23 05:17

Pretrial appeal dismissed in 2005 slaying of teacher ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s highest court has ruled that it lacks authority to hear a pretrial appeal from a man charged with killing a high school teacher whose disappearance remained a mystery for more than a decade. The state Supreme Court in M...
2019-06-10 16:34

Teacher takes in foster child to help him get kidney transplant When a Colorado boy in foster care was bumped off the list to receive a kidney transplant due to a lack of stable housing, one teacher decided to step in to help his former student. The seventh-grader now expects to receive a new kidney within the ne...
2019-05-31 21:34

Charlottesville drama teacher to get special Tony Award The special Tony Award that honors educators this year will go to a drama teacher in Charlottesville, Virginia, who has encouraged her students to explore their differences and heal rifts...
2019-05-23 21:34

Teacher accused of making terroristic threat fights for job MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia school teacher charged with making terroristic threats is fighting to keep her job after her school system didn’t renew her contract. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports Tymille Baker appealed...
2019-06-19 08:51

Teacher who rarely consumed alcohol dies from wine A UK teacher who rarely drank alcohol died after having a few glasses of wine, a probe into her demise revealed this week. Gillian Howe, 46, was drinking in the garden at her house in East Yorkshire last June when she became incoherent and “slu...
2019-06-06 20:34

Two Top Treasury Officials Promoted to New Posts President Trump intends to promote the Treasury Department’s top lawyer, Brent McIntosh, to the position of its top financial diplomat, the White House said Monday....
2019-05-21 18:51

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company'...
2019-05-21 14:51

Snapchat Looks to Let Users Add Music to Posts Snap is in talks with major record labels to expand the ways users can include music in posts on its flagship Snapchat app, as the company faces competitive pressure from Facebook and TikTok....
2019-05-24 15:51

Shots Fired Into Apartments, Cars LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are investigating after someone fired shots into two apartments and two cars. It happened around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday at an apartment complex near the intersection of Man o’ War and Todds Road. At the scene...
2019-06-19 12:51

They had just purchased fireworks. Then a man fired his gun into their car, igniting it Two young Houston-area children are in critical condition after a motorist fired into their family car and ignited fireworks.        ...
2019-07-05 19:01

Police searching for man who fired at officers ERLANGER, Ky. (AP) — Police say they are searching for a suspect who fired at officers during a traffic stop and then fled on foot. The Erlanger Police Department said in a Facebook post that officers are searching for the suspect, who is described a...
2019-06-06 16:51

Board votes to fire teacher over student immigrants tweet FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas school board has voted to fire an English teacher who tweeted that her high school was full of students who are in the country illegally. The Fort Worth Independent School District board voted 8-0 at a special m...
2019-06-05 08:34

New York City teacher arrested for slamming student to ground Cops arrested a city schoolteacher for slamming a West Village middle school student to the ground during a fight, authorities said Friday. Andrew Adler, 47, was busted Thursday on charges of assault, harassment, and acting in a manner injurious to a...
2019-06-22 00:17

Colorado teacher provides home to help foster child, 13, get kidney transplant When a Colorado boy in foster care was bumped off the list to receive a kidney transplant due to a lack of stable housing, one teacher decided to step in to help his former student. The seventh-grader now expects to receive a new kidney within the ne...
2019-05-31 11:01

Yoga teacher Amanda Eller reunites with ‘hero’ rescuers Yoga teacher Amanda Eller had a tearful reunion with the rescuers who saved her after spending 17 days lost in a Hawaiian jungle. Wheelchair-bound Eller, 35, hugged many of the hundreds of volunteers who helped in her search operation — including the...
2019-05-29 00:34

When "Super 30" Teacher's Rejection Earned Anand Mahindra's Respect Celebrated tutor Anand Kumar, widely praised for his initiative in training underprivileged students for entrance exams to the prestigious IITs, which is now the subject of a major Bollywood movie,......
2019-07-14 15:00

Texas Teacher Confused About Twitter Kept Trying to Rat Out Immigrant Students to Trump A Fort Worth, TX, teacher was put on administrative leave and could lose her job for sending a series of anti-immigrant tweets to President Donald Trump in what she mistakenly believed was a private conversation, the Washington Post reported today....
2019-06-04 22:34

Former Estill Co. Teacher Arraigned On Charges Tied To Sex Abuse Case ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A former Estill County teacher made an appearance in court Tuesday morning for her arraignment. Sherry Murphy’s attorney, Michael Eubanks, told LEX 18 that his client is worried, anxious and doesn’t und...
2019-06-04 23:51

Ex-Arizona teacher sentenced to 20 years for molesting teenage student Former Arizona teacher Brittany Zamora has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty for molesting a 13-year-old student.        ...
2019-07-13 19:00

Teacher of chemistry lab gone wrong neglected safety protocols: expert A chemistry safety expert testified Thursday in the trial for a Beacon High School student who was burned in an experiment gone wrong in 2014 to say that his chemistry teacher and the school neglected a slew of safety protocols. “It never should have...
2019-06-20 22:51

Public raises £36k for cyclist who hit yoga teacher after she stepped out on phone More than £36,000 has been raised for a cyclist facing bankruptcy after he was ordered to pay compensation to a pedestrian who stepped out in front of him while on her phone....
2019-06-22 20:34

Indiana HS cuts ties with gay teacher to stay in archdiocese: report A high school in northern Indianapolis said Sunday that it will cut ties with a gay teacher in order to stay in the city’s archdiocese, a decision made about a week after another school in the area declined to terminate a gay teacher and split from t...
2019-06-24 10:17

Jennifer Walsh sex case: Teen professes ‘love’ for former teacher An Ohio teen professed her devotion to a former special education teacher facing prison time for sex acts with her, saying she’s “completely in love” and never felt pressured into getting intimate. The female student — who police in Montgomery ...
2019-07-11 16:51

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap between wealthy and low-income public schools....
2019-05-29 04:00

Indonesia grants clemency to Canadian teacher convicted of sex abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a spotlight on the Southeast Asian country's justice system....
2019-07-12 07:17

Substitute teacher allegedly had sex with teen student at her grandparents’ home A substitute teacher in Maryland plied a teen student with snow cones and booze, and late last month, had sex with him at her grandparents’ house, police said. Alexis Mercedes Boberg, 25, of Severn, surrendered to police Monday after a student at the...
2019-06-19 19:00

UGC Sets Six-Month Time Frame For Teacher Recruitment Process "These guidelines should be followed by HEIs to ensure timely filling up of vacant faculty posts with appropriately eligible and competent candidates," the UGC said....
2019-06-07 15:17

Video Shows Teacher Threatening To Kill Student With Axe In J&K: Police The police on Tuesday registered a case after an undated video surfaced showing a teacher of a private school from Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir allegedly threatening to kill a student with an......
2019-07-03 01:17

Pak Teacher Charged For Making Boy Eat Grass As He Forgets Lesson: Report A Pakistani school teacher has been charged for allegedly forcing a boy to eat grass for failing to study a lesson, a media report said on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 17:34

Koran teacher gets 10 years for sending porn to teen student A married mosque teacher in Washington, DC will spend a decade behind bars for sending pornographic images to a 15-year-old girl with whom he was “absolutely” infatuated, a judge has ruled. Seitu Sulayman Kokayi, 30, of Alexandria, Virginia, was sent...
2019-07-01 19:17

Brooklyn teacher admits to sexually abusing 14-year-old student A former Brooklyn educator has admitted to sexually abusing a 14-year-old student on seven separate occasions while on school grounds. Andre Braddy, a once-beloved teacher at the Lenox Academy middle school in Canarsie, pleaded guilty Wednesday to 14...
2019-07-06 02:34

Swami Vivekananda Death Anniversary: 10 Quotes From The Spiritual Teacher Swami Vivekananda Death Anniversary: It was Swami Vivekananda's 1893 speech at the World's Parliament of Religions in Chicago that made him popular as "Messenger of Indian wisdom to the western......
2019-07-04 18:00

Payout for yoga teacher hit by cyclist as she crossed road... on her phone A yoga teacher knocked unconscious by a cyclist when she stepped into the road while looking at her phone has won compensation, despite a judge ruling the crash was partly her fault....
2019-06-18 15:34

Special education teacher gives student with autism award for ‘most annoying’ An Indiana fifth-grader, who has autism, was given a “most annoying male” award by his teacher during a ceremony attended by classmates and the school faculty, according to the boy’s father. Rick Castejon told The Times of Northwest...
2019-06-04 18:51

British Retail Tycoon Charged With Spanking Fitness Teacher In US The British retail tycoon Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanour assault in the United States after an Arizona pilates instructor accused him of repeatedly touching her......
2019-06-01 04:00

Woods posts 1st round under par at US Open in 7 years Tiger Woods overcame an early double bogey and some errant shots on the back nine to post his first round under par at the U.S. Open in seven years        ...
2019-06-14 06:00

Neymar Says He's Fit, Posts Mischievous Barcelona Video PSG were upset at Neymar's no-show at the resumption of training last week, an absence that fuelled speculation of his possible departure back to Barcelona....
2019-07-14 11:00

Fox posts highest US Open ratings since 2013 LOS ANGELES (AP) — This year’s U.S. Open was the most watched since Fox started televising the event in 2015. Nielsen ratings show Sunday’s final round averaged 7.31 million viewers and peaked at 10.17 viewers from 9:15 to 9:30 p.m. EDT, ...
2019-06-18 03:34

EU leaders enter third day of summit to carve up top posts The European Union's leaders gathered on Tuesday for a third consecutive day of arm-wrestling over the 28-nation bloc's key posts, with little sign that fundamental differences had narrowed....
2019-07-02 11:51

Chicago officer recorded asking teen for sex is fired CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer who allegedly asked a 17-year-old girl for sex in return for getting her mother’s impounded car released by the city has been fired. The Chicago Tribune reports that the city’s polic...
2019-05-28 19:17

The Latest: Man Who Fired At Texas Courthouse Just Graduated Brian Isaack Clyde – Gunman dead after shootout with police outside Dallas court building, Texas, Photo Date: 6/17/2019 DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on an exchange of gunfire outside the federal courthouse in downtown Dallas (all times local): 5 ...
2019-06-18 03:34

Cop who ‘froze’ during Las Vegas shooting massacre is fired A cowardly Las Vegas cop who admitted that he froze in a hallway while responding to the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history has been fired, department officials said. Officer Cordell Hendrex — who was caught on body camera footage wai...
2019-07-04 08:34

Why Four Officers Were Fired for Their Response to the Parkland Shooting “This was neglect of duty,” the sheriff said in announcing the firing of two more deputies on Wednesday, more than 16 months after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School....
2019-06-27 20:17

Cop fired after $500 goes missing from homicide victim’s wallet An Atlanta police officer has been axed for allegedly mishandling $500 in cash from a homicide victim’s wallet, authorities said. Officer Keisha Richburg’s bodycam footage released by the Atlanta Police Department shows the alleged incide...
2019-07-11 16:51

These firefighters fought back after being fired for having babies After Grace Fosu and Thelma Hammond were fired from Ghana's National Fire Service they filed a lawsuit in the country's first gender discrimination court case....
2019-05-21 15:34

New Zealand fired up by cruel Netherlands defeat New Zealand's heart-breaking defeat by the Netherlands in their women's World Cup opener had ignited an even bigger fire in the bellies of the Football Ferns ahead of their next encounter against Canada, midfielder Katie Bowen said....
2019-06-14 13:17

Hampton says fired deputy will continue assisting her FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s lieutenant governor has indicated she’ll defy a decision by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration to dismiss her deputy chief of staff. In an email, Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton said her ousted aide, Adrienne ...
2019-06-06 02:17

Ex-teacher Brittany Zamora sentenced to 20 years in prison for molesting student Ex-Goodyear teacher Brittany Zamora will be on probation for the rest of her life and must register as a sex offender.        ...
2019-07-13 19:00

Jammu And Kashmir Teacher Thrashes Students For Turning Up Late To Class The students at a boy's hostel in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda were thrashed by their teacher for allegedly turning up late for the class, a video that was widely circulated on social media shows....
2019-06-20 14:51

Pak Teacher Of 'American Taliban' Calls Him "Pure Person", Hails Release A Pakistani religious teacher who spent six months with "American Taliban" John Walker Lindh has hailed his release, describing him as a "good person" who became upset over the situation in......
2019-05-24 11:34

An Arizona Teacher Helped Migrants. Jurors Couldn’t Decide if It Was a Crime. The trial of Scott Warren, a 36-year-old geology teacher, on charges of helping migrants who had illegally crossed the border ended with a hung jury on Tuesday....
2019-06-12 07:34

Retail tycoon Philip Green charged in U.S. with spanking pilates teacher The British retail tycoon Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanor assault in the United States after an Arizona pilates instructor accused him of repeatedly touching her inappropriately, Britain's Press Association reported on F...
2019-06-01 06:17

Yoga teacher found alive after 17 days lost in Hawaii forest Rescuers in Hawaii have found a yoga instructor who went missing for 17 days while hiking in a forest reserve and survived by drinking from streams and eating plants....
2019-05-26 05:17

Gym teacher caught on video touching dozens of first-grade girls: prosecutor A former gym teacher at an Ohio elementary school allegedly touched 28 first-grade girls inappropriately, often grabbing their backsides or positioning them to straddle him, a prosecutor said. John Austin Hopkins, 25, of Springboro, was indicted Mond...
2019-06-18 17:51

San Diego valedictorian slams ‘drunk’ teacher in brutal graduation speech "To the teacher that was regularly intoxicated during class this year, thank you for using yourself to teach these students about the dangers of alcoholism," Nataly Buhr snarked....
2019-06-16 02:34

Yoga teacher lost for over 2 weeks in Hawaiian forest followed intuition to survive Amanda Eller, who is from the Maui town of Haiku, went missing on May 8. Her white Toyota RAV4 was found in the forest parking lot with her phone and wallet inside....
2019-05-27 01:51

Indonesia Grants Clemency To Canadian Teacher Convicted Of Sexual Abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a......
2019-07-12 12:17

Psychology teacher pens inspiring list of 101 ways to combat stress IS stress affecting your well-being? Here are some ways to de-stress and reduce the amount of worries in your life, according to a psychology teacher....
2019-05-23 20:51

A teacher opens his home to students with deported parents. The tweet went viral. It reads like a feel-good story, but James Tilton – a freshman English teacher at Eastside High School in Lancaster, California – says it isn't.        ...
2019-06-20 13:34

Teacher Made African-American Children Act As Slaves On "Auction": Report A New York teacher singled out African-American students and cast them as slaves in a mock "auction" as part of a social studies lesson in March, a media report said....
2019-06-02 08:17

This teacher earns six figures teaching Dungeons & Dragons classes online Most people play games like Dungeons & Dragons to get away from their problems. But Megan Hardy isn’t most people. She used it to solve hers. When her husband was laid off in 2016, she signed up to teach D&D classes on Outschool, an online learning p...
2019-05-22 04:34

Teacher’s aide falls to her death in Yosemite rock climbing accident A California educator died while rock climbing in Yosemite National Park, “doing what she loved most in the world,” friends and authorities said. Patricia “Trish” Stoops, a 57-year-old teacher’s aide at Glick Middle School in Modesto, died during a r...
2019-06-19 16:34

Wisconsin parents outraged after teacher gives transgender lesson to K-5th grade without permission Parents at an elementary school in Madison, Wisconsin are upset officials allowed a science teacher to give a presentation on transgenderism without parents' permission....
2019-06-05 00:34

Arizona teacher pleads guilty to sexually abusing teen student GOODYEAR, Ariz. — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamora, 28, pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexual conduct with a minor, attempted molestation and pub...
2019-06-12 08:00

US oil rises 1.2% to $58.63 per barrel, but posts worst week of 2019 Oil prices rose Friday ahead of long U.S. and UK holiday weekends, but posted their biggest weekly drop of the year, pressured by rising inventories and concern over an economic slowdown....
2019-05-24 21:17

DHS Urgently Looking Into Crisis Of...Bad Posts From Border Patrol Agents Earlier this week, a ProPublica investigation found current and former Customs and Border Protection agents were members of a large private Facebook group filled with virulently racist, sexist, and openly threatening content, some of which directly t...
2019-07-03 19:34

Bureaucrats Among 7 Arrested In Scam Involving BSF Border Posts The CBI has arrested two senior National Projects Construction Company officials and five others on charges of corruption and irregularities in a project involving construction of Border Security......
2019-07-15 19:34

Tesla Posts Big Quarterly Loss as Its Electric-Car Sales Lag The $702 million loss exceeded expectations, but the company reaffirmed its guidance on the year’s deliveries. It said it was open to raising capital....
2019-05-21 17:17

Jaguar Land Rover posts first profit in 4 quarters Jaguar Land Rover expects cost reductions, led by job cuts, and a turnaround in China, where inventories have been trimmed, to shore up turnaround efforts at Britain’s largest automaker....
2019-05-21 14:32

European Parliament opens with stalemate over leadership posts The European Parliament opened its new session Tuesday with a bit of controversy as leaders find themselves in a stalemate on who should lead the alliance....
2019-07-02 18:51

Twitter Bans 'Dehumanising' Posts Toward Religious Groups Twitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups by using dehumanizing language, a ban it says may extend to other categories like race and gender....
2019-07-10 11:17

To Find Out if Something's Good, Search for Posts From Your Internet Friends You keep hearing about a certain TV show or podcast or video game. Should you try it out, is it for you, what’s its deal? You could watch trailers and see the best bits, or read about it on Wikipedia and IMDb and learn nothing about what it’s actuall...
2019-06-20 19:17

Instagram update will force posts from ‘influencers’ into your feed Instagram is going to start putting posts from “influencers” in your feed and Stories – even if you don’t follow them. It means that even if you only follow friends and family, you still risk seeing snap-happy influencers clogging u...
2019-06-06 18:51

Woman posts about her own wanted photo: ‘That picture ugly’ A Louisiana woman wanted for second-degree murder was apparently unhappy with the photo officials used on social media to help bring her into custody – and she decided to vent. “That picture ugly,” Precious Landry, who was still at large at the time,...
2019-07-12 07:00

NYC posts record low in murders, other major crimes: cops Murders in New York have reached an all-time low, police announced Monday as they revealed “record” reductions in major crimes — along with an uptick in shootings. There have been just 135 murders reported since the beginning of the year — narrowly e...
2019-07-08 22:51

UK posts steepest downturn in manufacturing data in almost three years The Brexit stockpiling boom of early 2019 gave way in May to the steepest downturn in British manufacturing in almost three years as new orders dried up....
2019-06-03 16:51

Uber posts $1B loss in its first quarter as a public company Uber Technologies reported a $1 billion loss in its first quarterly report as a public company on Thursday, despite a 20 percent rise in revenue, posting results in line with its forecasts but underscoring the challenges the ride-hailing service face...
2019-05-31 00:17

CEO Ian Sohn posts memo to employees: Never ‘apologize for having lives’ Ian Sohn, president of creative tech agency Wunderman Chicago, has a few choice words for employees who eschew work for other responsibilities. In an open letter that’s going viral, Sohn tells his employees that he “never” wants the...
2019-05-25 00:00

The Latest: Reports of shots fired at Raptors parade TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on reports of shots fired at Raptors parade in Toronto (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Toronto police say two people have been shot and wounded at a rally for the NBA champion Raptors. Two people have been arrested. Canadian Pr...
2019-06-17 22:51

Police kill man after shots fired at vehicles on interstate OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Police in Oklahoma City say they fatally shot a man who was shooting at vehicles along an interstate. Investigators say at least four vehicles on Interstate 35 were struck by gunfire Monday morning before police and the shooter e...
2019-06-10 19:17

Pakistan says it has test-fired nuclear-capable missile ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s military says it has successfully test-fired a long-range ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. A statement from the military says the surface-to-surface Shaheen-II missile, which has a range of 1,500 k...
2019-05-23 17:34

MTA bus driver suspensions surge but drivers rarely fired The MTA slapped bus drivers with 4,330 suspensions over a four-year period, but fired only 60, despite some having as many as 10 strikes against them....
2019-06-09 06:00

Drake was so fired up after the Toronto Raptors captured their first NBA title The rapper was very happy once the final buzzer sounded and the Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors for their first NBA championship.       ...
2019-06-14 08:00

The Latest: Couple wants officers who pointed guns fired PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on Phoenix police pointing guns at a couple during a shoplifting investigation (all times local): 12:55 p.m. A man and his pregnant fiancée say they want Phoenix to fire the officers who pointed guns at them as police invest...
2019-06-17 22:17

600 rockets fired from Gaza, Israel responds with airstrikes Twenty-three people have died in Gaza as a result of the fighting between Israel and Gaza militants since Saturday morning, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health....
2019-05-21 19:51

Israeli military says 2 rockets fired at Israel from Syria JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says two projectiles have been fired from Syria toward the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. The military said Saturday there were no reports of casualties or damage. Israeli media reported sirens warning of inco...
2019-06-02 01:00

Top de Blasio campaign adviser fired as Harvard professor One of three senior advisers Mayor Bill de Blasio hired to run his struggling presidential campaign was fired from Harvard University after colleagues found him “difficult to deal with” and his courses “stunningly devoid of any sort...
2019-05-22 23:34

Swimming: 'Iron Lady' Hosszu fired up by ISL battle She was one of the stars of the Rio Olympics and is now leading a revolution in swimming but Hungarian triple gold medal winner Katinka Hosszu believes she has the energy to fight to win both inside and outside the pool....
2019-05-22 21:01

Police: Texas officers kill man who fired while running off AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Police say Amarillo officers shot and killed a 22-year-old man suspected of earlier shootings after he opened fire on them. A city police spokesman says officers had been looking for Isaac Ray Ruiz after he shot at people Tuesd...
2019-05-31 05:00

Lexington Man Facing Charges After Shots Fired Incident LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man is facing charges after he allegedly fired a gun at his girlfriend. Police arrested Colten Gowins just before 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. An arrest citation says that on March 18, Gowins fired in the direction of his girl...
2019-05-29 12:51

Canadian artist fired after viral Trump cartoon A publishing company in New Brunswick, Canada, has terminated its contract with cartoonist Michael de Adder after a drawing he did of President Donald Trump standing over the bodies of two drowned migrants went viral on social media. The drawing, whi...
2019-06-30 23:51

Nigeria's National Assembly on lockdown after shots fired Nigeria's National Assembly was on lockdown on Tuesday afternoon after shots were fired outside during clashes between police and a group of Shi'ite Muslim protesters, Reuters witnesses said....
2019-07-09 18:34

Police identify man who fired at cars on Oklahoma interstate OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Police in Oklahoma City say an armed suspect who was fatally shot by police after he allegedly fired his weapon at vehicles on Interstate 35 has been identified as a 24-year-old man. Authorities said Thursday that Vincense Dewayn...
2019-06-13 18:00

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria's state media said three soldiers were killed in the second such flare-up in a week....
2019-06-02 11:17

A New Jersey cop overdosed on heroin in a patrol car while on duty. He was fired A New Jersey police officer has pleaded guilty to possession of heroin and driving while intoxicated while on duty in April.        ...
2019-07-15 17:51

Zionism row council worker was unfairly fired, says tribunal A council worker filmed at a pro-Jeremy Corbyn demonstration saying that Zionists "collaborated" with the Nazis was wrongly sacked, an employment tribunal has ruled....
2019-07-12 17:34

UPDATE 3-Canopy Growth co-CEO Bruce Linton says he was fired Canopy Growth Corp founder and co-Chief Executive Officer Bruce Linton said he was fired, a surprise move that comes just a week after its largest shareholder expressed disappointment over the company's loss-making streak....
2019-07-03 16:34

Police: Road Rage Incident Led To Shots Being Fired LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – This morning a man is behind bars in Lexington after police say a road rage incident led to shots being fired. Trey Whitaker Blackburn, 19, is charged with first degree wanton endangerment after authorities say he fire...
2019-06-21 11:51

Canopy Growth co-CEO Bruce Linton claims he was fired Canopy Growth Corp’s co-chief executive officer, Bruce Linton, said he was fired from the Canadian cannabis company, which he founded in 2013, sending its shares down 6%. “I was terminated,” Linton said in an interview to CNBC following C...
2019-07-03 16:00

Dissent in Ranks of Hollywood Writers Who Fired Their Agents As television and movie writers find themselves in a standoff with the four major talent agencies, some of them want to push their union in a new direction....
2019-07-16 01:34

Pope Francis changes Lord's Prayer: Head of Catholic church changes 'lead us not into temptation' line The translation of a line in the Lord's Prayer has been changed by The Pope after he signalled he was frustrated that it implies God might lead people into temptation....
2019-06-06 10:34

Ohio teacher allegedly touched dozens of female first-graders inappropriately, prosecutor says A former Ohio gym teacher was indicted on dozens of charges after he was allegedly caught on surveillance video touching dozens of first-grade girls inappropriately during class....
2019-06-19 23:00

Indiana father says teacher gave autistic son, 11, award for ‘most annoying male’: report An Indiana father said his 11-year-old son – who is autistic – was given an award from his teacher last month for “most annoying male,” according to a Monday report....
2019-06-04 14:00

Mother-of-three teacher, 42, died after swallowing $75 bag of cocaine in first class lounge before flight to Dubai A mother-of-three accidentally killed herself when she swallowed a bag of cocaine in a first class airport lounge whilst waiting to fly home to Dubai....
2019-06-04 17:00

Target's teacher discount is coming back July 13 with more ways to save Target's weeklong Teacher Prep Event returns July 13 with a 15% discount on select school supplies, clothes and more. Here's how educators can save.       ...
2019-06-28 11:17

Indonesia Frees Canadian Teacher Convicted of Child Abuse With ‘Magic Stone’ Neil Bantleman, whose conviction was based on claims that he had used magical powers to seduce children, was granted clemency after years in prison and permitted to return home....
2019-07-12 09:51

How yoga teacher Amanda Eller survived 17 days lost in a Hawaiian jungle A jogger who spent 17 days lost and injured in a dense jungle on the Hawaiian island of Maui — where she survived by eating wild fruits and even a few moths she was able to catch — has been rescued. Amanda Eller, 35, a yoga instructor and physical th...
2019-05-26 04:34

Paraplegic man sues Avenatti over missing $4M A paraplegic man previously represented by Michael Avenatti has filed a lawsuit alleging the embattled lawyer neglected to pay him millions he was due in a settlement with Los Angeles County. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-14 00:51

SEC Sues Kik Over $100 Million Token Sale Canadian social-media company Kik Interactive became the most prominent business targeted by U.S. regulators for illegally raising capital by selling its own cryptocurrency....
2019-06-04 21:00

Friend of Dutch teen Noa Pothoven posts heartfelt tribute A friend of the emotionally tormented Dutch teen who starved herself to death with the consent of her parents and doctors, paid tribute to her pal this week, writing that she’ll miss her terribly, “but it’s better this way.” J...
2019-06-07 07:51

Jaguar Land Rover posts heavy annual losses Firm records pre-tax annual losses of £3.6 billion – but says revival programme is on track Jaguar Land Rover has recorded an annual loss of £3.6 billion, but chief executive Ralf Speth says an ongoing cost-saving programme will transform it into a ...
2019-05-21 18:17

India posts record, sets Pakistan 337 to win World Cup game Rohit Sharma scored his second century of the World Cup and Virat Kohli surpassed 11,000 runs in one-day international cricket as India posted a record 336-5 at Old Trafford in a rain-interrupted group game against archrival Pakistan....
2019-06-16 17:00

How a Rugby Star’s Homophobic Posts Got Australians Arguing About Religion If there is one way to drag Australians, who pride themselves on their easygoing nature, into talking about divisive social issues, it is for those issues to intrude onto the sports field....
2019-07-01 21:51

Last Date To Apply For Top Posts In Central Vigilance Commission Extended The Centre has for the third consecutive time extended the last date for applying for the top posts in the anti-corruption watchdog Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) due to "lack of response" from......
2019-06-07 15:17

Pak PM Aide Posts Sachin Tendulkar Pic Instead Of Imran Khan On Twitter An aide of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan today had Twitter laughing after he posted a photo on the micro-blogging site and captioned it as "PM Imran Khan 1969". The reason for the laughs was......
2019-06-22 17:34

U.S. FDA warns flavored e-cigarette makers over social media posts The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission on Friday issued warning letters to four flavored e-liquid product makers, stepping up pressure on firms using social media influencers to promote their products....
2019-06-07 20:17

Mexican broadcaster Televisa posts 78.6% drop in net profit for second quarter Mexican broadcaster Televisa, the world's biggest producer of Spanish-language TV content, reported on Monday a 919.1 million peso ($47.9 million) net profit for the second quarter, down 78.6% from the same period last year. (Reporting by Julia Love;...
2019-07-09 04:51

PM Modi's New Cabinet Could See Prestige Posts For Smriti Irani, Bengal For the first time after his Everest of a victory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet with his cabinet this evening to discuss the shape and size of his new government....
2019-05-24 13:51

FDA and FTC Hit Vape Companies With Warnings Over Influencer Posts on Social Media Multiple vaping companies were sent letters by federal regulators this week over posts by social media influencers that did not include necessary warnings about the vape products.Read more......
2019-06-08 05:17

Tata Motors Posts 26 Per Cent Drop In Sales In May 2019 The Indian auto sector has been reporting a slump in new car sales over the past months and the month of May 2019 has been no different. Tata Motors announced its sales for the previous month and the......
2019-06-02 21:34

Louisiana woman posts about her own wanted photo: 'That picture ugly' A Louisiana woman wanted for second-degree murder was apparently not happy with the photo officials decided to use on social media to help bring her into custody – and she decided to vent to the very officers looking for her....
2019-07-12 06:17

Runner’s heartbroken husband posts photo of her ‘before she heads up to heaven’ A distance runner who has been battling a rare form of cancer for the past decade is now in grave condition, her heartbroken husband confirmed to The Post. Gabriele Grunewald, 32, who was diagnosed with adenoid cystic carcinoma in 2009 while at the U...
2019-06-11 02:00

The Latest: Missing mother’s estranged husband posts bail STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of a Connecticut mother of five (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The estranged husband of a missing Connecticut mother of five has posted $500,000 bail in a criminal case related to her disappearance...
2019-06-11 23:17

Uber Posts $1 Billion Loss in Its First Quarter as a Public Company Uber reported a $1 billion loss as the ride-hailing service spends heavily to build up its food delivery and freight businesses, sending revenues up 20% in its first quarterly report as a public......
2019-05-31 07:51

72 officers off streets amid probe into social media posts PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police Commissioner Richard Ross says 72 Philadelphia police officers have been placed on administrative duty amid an initial investigation into a national group’s accusation of officers in several states posting racist and ...
2019-06-20 02:51

New Twitter policy targets 'dehumanizing' posts about religious groups Twitter has introduced new rules to crack down on hate speech against religious groups. Under the changes, the social network said it would delete offensive posts that compare communities to "maggots" or "rats."...
2019-07-10 07:00

11 Charged In Aligarh For Inflammatory Social Media Posts Over Murder Police have charged 11 persons for allegedly posting inflammatory content, and were maintaining tight security on Tuesday to prevent any flare-up in the aftermath of the brutal murder of a toddler,......
2019-06-11 20:51

72 Philadelphia Officers Benched After Offensive Social Media Posts Officers accused of making racist, dehumanizing or otherwise biased posts were placed on administrative duty in Philadelphia and barred from presenting cases to prosecutors in St. Louis....
2019-06-20 21:17

Nike Posts Strong Sales, Plays Down Trade Risks Nike posted higher sales in the latest quarter, boosted by strong demand in both the U.S. and China, and executives said the trade dispute between the two countries hasn’t hurt the sneaker giant’s business....
2019-06-28 09:51

David Ortiz’s teen son posts heartfelt message on Instagram Among the many tributes and well-wishes pouring in for David Ortiz was one from his own son, 14-year-old D’Angelo, who wrote, “Pops I Love u.” “There is nobody stronger then u it’s only a matter of days till ur up running around doing ur thing again ...
2019-06-11 20:17

Man fired after he’s caught peeing on young cancer victim’s memorial A New Jersey man caught on camera allegedly urinating on a memorial for a 9-year-old cancer victim has been fired from his job by his own dad — as he issued an apology for the “big mistake I made,” according to reports. Bruce Bellace said he had no c...
2019-05-21 19:34

Shots Fired At Occupied Home On Lexington’s Northeast Side LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Shots were fired at home with people inside early Monday morning and Lexington police are looking for suspects. Authorities say the shooting occurred around 2 a.m. in the 200 block of Carlisle Avenue on the city’...
2019-06-10 15:17

Trump says not disturbed that North Korea has 'fired off some small weapons' U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed concerns about recent missile launches from North Korea and said he was confident that the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, would keep promises that he had made....
2019-05-26 02:00

Israeli aircraft strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said it struck Syrian artillery and aerial defense batteries in retaliation for Saturday's firing of two rockets at the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights....
2019-06-02 18:51

Georgia woman fired by Dairy Queen after marijuana cake mix-up The funny “Moana” marijuana cake mix-up that went viral earlier this week didn’t leave everyone laughing. Cassandra Walker, the Georgia Dairy Queen employee who made the drug-themed ice cream cake, said she was fired over the mistake that she claims ...
2019-07-12 18:51

Montenegro football coach Tumbakovic fired over Kosovo game Football officials in Montenegro fired national coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic after he refused to lead the team in a qualifier with Kosovo. Tumbakovic's homeland Serbia does not recognize Kosovo as a country....
2019-06-08 15:34

Former Tesla workers claim they were fired for using maternity and sick leave Current and former workers also claim point-system attendance policy penalizes employees for use of paid time offIn February 2018, Devon Beccera started working at the Tesla Giga factory in Sparks, Nevada. A few months into her employment she was pro...
2019-07-09 09:01

Hillary Clinton was ‘ecstatic’ when Trump fired Comey: book Hillary Clinton was privately “ecstatic” when President Trump dumped James Comey and considered going public to applaud the move to rub the former FBI director’s nose in it, according to a new book. Clinton, the 2016 Democratic pres...
2019-05-29 18:51

Russian reporters resign after co-workers fired over Putin story The entire political staff at one of Russia’s most prominent newspapers resigned Monday in protest against its billionaire publisher — who reportedly ordered the firing of two journalists after they wrote an article about President Putin&...
2019-05-21 15:01

Off-duty police officer fired gun in deadly Costco shooting CORONA, Calif. — An off-duty police officer opened fire inside a Costco Wholesale warehouse store, killing a man who had attacked him and wounding two others, the Corona Police Department said. Kenneth French, 32, of Riverside assaulted the Los Angel...
2019-06-16 14:01

Harvard fencing coach fired over sale of home to prospect's dad Harvard University has fired a fencing coach over the sale of his home for nearly double its assessed value to a wealthy businessman whose teenage son was later admitted to the school and joined the team....
2019-07-10 13:51

Fired Texas deputy indicted for raping woman while on duty A former Texas deputy has been indicted for raping a woman in her home while he was on duty, prosecutors said. Richard Cornejo, 37, was arrested Thursday on sexual assault and official oppression charges for a July 2018 incident while he was working ...
2019-06-07 21:51

APNewsBreak: Iowa aide fired after reporting opioid scheme A secretary at Iowa's school for juvenile offenders has been fired after using her job to purchase pain pills from a former student who she says demanded payments to keep quiet about the transaction....
2019-05-24 20:51

Police union: Chief violated law in case of 5 fired officers ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The president of the St. Paul police union says the city’s police chief broke a state law by revealing details about a case that cost five officers their jobs. St. Paul Police Federation head Paul Kuntz said Friday that p...
2019-06-15 21:51

Google Said to Have Fired Lobbyists in Wake of Growing Public Scrutiny Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike......
2019-06-14 08:34

UPDATE 2-Canopy Growth co-CEO Bruce Linton says he was fired -CNBC Canopy Growth Corp's co-chief executive officer, Bruce Linton, said he was fired from the Canadian cannabis company, which he founded in 2013, sending its shares down 6%....
2019-07-03 16:00

Coal-fired power burning out as Fiddler's Ferry to shut 'Big six' energy firm SSE has announced the closure of its last coal-fired power station, days after a government pledge to cut the UK's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050....
2019-06-13 18:51

Trump supporter fired from teaching job over racy photoshoot with guns A Trump supporter who posed semi-nude with American flags and guns claims she was fired from her job as a private school teacher over her political beliefs. Chelsy Zelasko filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the Grove School in Connecticut, ...
2019-06-20 17:00

The Latest: Sniper says Navy SEAL fired at civilians in Iraq SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 12:10 p.m. A former Navy SEAL has testified at a court-martial about several occasions when a fellow snipe...
2019-06-19 22:17

Police Investigate After Shots Fired On Chelsea Woods Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are investigating after an apparent domestic situation turned into a shots fired incident. It happened around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday on Chelsea Woods Court. Officials say they believe there was a disorder between a ...
2019-05-22 11:51

The Latest: EPA chief expects new coal-fired plants to open WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an environmental rule covering coal-fired power plants (all times local): 11:50 a.m. The Trump administration expects new coal-fired power plants to open as a result of a major new regulatory change. Environmental Prot...
2019-06-19 18:17

Fired VP suing Goldman Sachs claims he was told he ‘sounds too gay’ A gay vice president at financial giant Goldman Sachs, who is suing his former employment because of discrimination, is claiming he was excluded from a conference call because he “sounds too gay,” according to reports....
2019-06-06 02:51

Nuclear-Capable Prithvi II Missile Successfully Test Fired India successfully test-fired indigenously developed nuclear-capable missile Prithvi-II on Thursday night as part of a user trial by the Army from a test range off the Odisha coast....
2019-06-28 03:17

Israel strikes Gaza after militants fired rocket overnight JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has struck a Hamas tunnel in the Gaza Strip, after militants fired a rocket into southern Israel overnight. Thursday’s army statement says fighter jets targeting “underground infrastructure in...
2019-06-13 09:51

Subway boss fired for saying black teen wasn’t wanted for job A manager at a Subway in Texas was fired for denying a black teen a summer job due to her race – reportedly saying in a text message to an employee that “those people” weren’t wanted behind the counter at the restaurant. Katelyn Simmons, of Spring, w...
2019-06-05 00:00

White campground worker fired after pulling gun on black visitors Campground Carla? A white campground worker in Mississippi was fired this week after she was caught on video pulling a gun on a black couple and ordering them to leave — all because they didn’t have a reservation. “RACISM IS ALIVE A...
2019-05-29 08:51

Officer fired after video appears to show him choking teen LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a white Florida police officer who appears to be choking a black teenager on video has been fired. The Tampa Bay Times reports that Largo police announced the termination Tuesday of 43-year-old Brian L...
2019-06-20 02:51

Fired NYC Ballet dancer claims ex knew about nude pictures A former principal dancer at the New York City Ballet claims his ex-girlfriend — who sued him for allegedly sharing secretly-recorded naked photos and videos of her and other ballerinas — agreed to the racy pics and even asked for similar photos from...
2019-06-13 02:51

Police respond to reports of shots fired at California mall SAN BRUNO, Calif. (KNTV) – Police in San Bruno responded Tuesday afternoon to reports of shots fired at the Tanforan Mall. At about 4 p.m., BART closed down its San Bruno station after it received reports of an active shooter. LIVE: Police ...
2019-07-03 04:51

Sky News crew deliberately fired upon by Syrian regime forces Sky News has gained exclusive access to the bombardment of Idlib - the last rebel outpost in Syria - and witnessed first-hand the relentless attack on civilians inside the province....
2019-05-23 18:34

Rock bottom: the embarrassing attachments people have fired off in error The woman who sent a carpet-fitting firm a photo of her bare behind is just the latest person to attach the wrong photo to an emailIt is a peril of modern communication. You message a company on Facebook to arrange a quote – and end up sending a pict...
2019-06-12 22:00

Texas teacher asked Trump to deport ‘illegal students from Mexico’ in Twitter tirade A tech-challenged Texas teacher who apparently thought she was communicating directly with President Trump on Twitter asked for his help in booting “illegal students from Mexico” from her school. Georgia Clark, an English teacher at Carter-Rive...
2019-06-05 20:17

Teacher Placed on Administrative Leave After Being Accused of Selling Black Students in Mock Slave Auction I’ve never participated in a mock slave auction, but I would imagine a fourth-grade classroom isn’t the ideal place to have one—especially in 2019. Yet here we are, admonishing another teacher for contaminating their learning environment with racist ...
2019-06-01 03:00

Oregon teacher resigns after allegedly telling students they’re lucky not to be ‘picking cotton’: report An Oregon elementary school teacher has resigned after allegedly telling a group of black students last month that they were lucky not to be “picking up cotton and cleaning or painting a house,” the district confirmed Tuesday....
2019-06-13 12:34

Ai Weiwei sues Volkswagen for copyright infringement The Berlin-based Chinese artist is suing Volkswagen in Denmark for an ad that shows one of his installations made of discarded life jackets used by migrants....
2019-05-23 06:17

‘Conservative reporter’ sues AOC for blocking him on Twitter A self-described “conservative journalist” is suing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for blocking him on Twitter. Former Jewish Voice reporter Harry Cherry claims the freshman congresswoman is violating his First Amendment rights by blocking...
2019-07-13 02:00

D.C. Attorney General Sues Marriott Over Fees Prosecutors claim the hotelier conceals the true total price of its hotel rooms by tacking on resort fees, amenity fees or destination fees on top of the advertised price....
2019-07-10 01:00

N4T Investigators: Bicyclist sues Sun Tran after collision TUCSON – Sun Tran is facing a lawsuit after a bus hit a bicyclist at a unique intersection. Mylan “Skip” Marble was riding eastbound on Broadway Boulevard approaching Fifth Avenue on October 3, 2018. To continue straight, he had to cross the st...
2019-06-27 20:34

NRA sues ex-president Oliver North, saying he harmed the NRA NEW YORK (AP) — The National Rifle Association has sued its former president, Oliver North, for what it called “conduct harmful to the NRA.” The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in New York. It sought a judge’s declaration that the NRA i...
2019-06-21 01:17

New Hampshire sues 3M, Dupont, other chemical companies CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is suing eight companies including 3M and Dupont for damage it says has been caused statewide by a class of potentially toxic chemicals found in everything from pizza boxes to fast-food wrappers. The state becomes t...
2019-05-29 17:51

CNN sues FBI for Mueller investigation witness memos CNN is suing the FBI for memos documenting what about 500 witnesses told special counsel Robert Mueller and the FBI during the Mueller investigation....
2019-06-06 08:00

UFC fighter sues after crane collapses into home UFC fighter Macy Chiasson lost her Dallas home when a crane working on an adjacent building collapsed onto her complex. She is filing a lawsuit against the apartment complex owners and crane company....
2019-06-12 14:51

Man sues cryonics company for $1m and wants dad's head returned A US man is suing a cryonics company for $1m (£950,000) and wants his father's head returned, after he claims it wrongly cremated his father's body and sent the remains in the post....
2019-06-13 04:34

Britain's best known stockpicker posts apology on Youtube after suspension of flagship fund Britain's best known portfolio manager apologized to investors after being forced to suspend trading on his flagship fund after mounting losses and withdrawals....
2019-06-05 17:17

Assam BJP's Social Media Member Arrested For Provocative Posts: 10 Points A member of the ruling BJP's social media cell in Assam was arrested yesterday for allegedly provocative posts on Facebook. Nitu Bora, who was released on bail today, is also accused of making......
2019-06-14 08:17

Jussie Smollett posts on Instagram for first time since alleged 'hoax' attack Jussie Smollett has returned to social media, sharing his first Instagram post since January when he alleged he'd been the victim of a hate crime -- a claim Chicago cops later accused him of faking following an extensive investigation. ...
2019-06-11 04:17

St. Louis, Philadelphia police involved in review of social media posts Police departments in Philadelphia and St. Louis are investigating more than 100 officers over complaints about social media posts that critics say is insensitive at best, and bigoted at worst....
2019-06-20 21:17

NY Fed 'Empire State' factory index posts biggest gain in more than 2 years The New York Federal Reserve said its gauge of manufacturing growth in New York state returned to positive territory, suggesting regional activity was expanding again....
2019-07-15 23:17

Reality star Ramona Singer posts stunning throwback bikini pic The latest episode of "The Real Housewives of New York City" featured an '80s-inspired workout and one of the show's stars, Ramona Singer, really took it to the next level....
2019-06-22 00:34

Navy wants 350 billion social media posts for epic research project The U.S. Navy wants to amass 350 billion social media posts for a massive data archive that will provide new insight into how people communicate online....
2019-05-31 02:51

4 Arrests Over Posts On Yogi Adityanath. Top Court To Hear Case Tomorrow The wife of Delhi-based journalist Prashant Kanojia, who was arrested on Friday evening for allegedly maligning the image of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, has moved the Supreme Court......
2019-06-10 09:00

72 Philadelphia police officers on administrative duty after alleged offensive posts More than 70 Philadelphia police officers are off the streets after racist or offensive social media posts were uncovered.        ...
2019-06-21 03:01

Dixons Carphone posts annual loss after mobile business write-down Dixons Carphone has reported a pre-tax statutory loss of £259 million for the past 12 months, largely thanks to a write-down in the value of its mobile business last December.Carphone Warehouse is the UK’s largest mobile phone retailer, b...
2019-06-20 15:51

Neymar posts message on Instagram denying rape allegations - video Brazil and PSG footballer Neymar published a seven-minute video on Instagram on Sunday to explain his relationship with an unidentified woman who accused him of raping her in Paris last month. The video included WhatsApp messages he says he exchanged...
2019-06-03 12:01

Former Nova Scotia chiropractor ordered to pay $100K over anti-vaccination posts Dena Churchill was found to have repeatedly defied requests from the Nova Scotia College of Chiropractors' registrar to stop her anti-vaccination posts....
2019-07-05 17:17

Thief steals cellphone, then posts creepy selfie to victim’s Instagram A New Jersey thief stole a man’s cellphone — then taunted his victim by posting a freaky selfie to the guy’s Instagram story, local police said this week. The Kearny Police Department shared the bulgy-eyed snapshot of the suspect in hopes...
2019-07-05 23:00

Giancarlo Stanton posts heartfelt message to Tyler Skaggs’ loved ones Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton posted a heartfelt message to his Instagram account consoling the family and teammates of Tyler Skaggs, the 27-year-old starting pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels who was found dead Monday afternoon. “RIP B...
2019-07-02 08:00

Weight Loss Grants posts customer health information without consent Weight Loss Grants revealed the personal information without clients’ consent after news reports described how the organization failed to make payments to customers who qualified for the rebates....
2019-06-04 01:51

Democrats Angered by HUD’s Hiring of Trump Aide Who Quit After Racist Posts Senate Democrats want to know why Eric Blankenstein, a former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau official, has been hired to an agency that enforces fair housing laws....
2019-07-02 03:00

Cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks posts 28% rise in revenue Cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks Inc reported a 28% jump in quarterly revenue on Wednesday, boosted by strong growth in its cloud security business....
2019-05-30 00:17

"MLAs Being Lured With Money, Posts": Kamal Nath's Claim After BJP Letter Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has claimed that 10 of his party's lawmakers are getting phone calls with offers of money and posts to switch over to the BJP....
2019-05-21 16:17

Mika Brzezinski posts video of her exercising while Scarborough teases her on scooter MSNBC host Joe Scarborough isn't just co-host Mika Brzezinski's husband, he's her personal trainer, she joked in an Instagram post published on Tuesday....
2019-06-05 05:51

Medtronic posts Q4 profit beat on surgical instruments business strength Medtronic reported a nearly 20% drop in quarterly profit on Thursday, hurt by lower sales in its cardiac and vascular business that makes heart valves and stents....
2019-05-23 21:17

Probe Finds Thousands Of "Racist Posts" Online By Cops In US Cities Several cities have launched investigations into the online conduct of their police officers after a database revealed thousands of racist and otherwise offensive social media posts by current or......
2019-06-05 09:00

Government watchdog: Trump aide Conway should be fired for political comments A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly violating U.S. law with political comments while serving in the White House....
2019-06-13 18:51

Woman Fired For Giving Free Meal To Boy Accused Of Lying, Says His Mother It's been a whirlwind week in Canaan, New Hampshire, with television cameras descending on the town of fewer than 4,000 after news of a cafeteria worker being fired for giving a student a free meal......
2019-05-25 06:17

Police fired 55 times at Willie McCoy. A consultant called it 'reasonable' The 20-year-old aspiring rapper had been sleeping in his car at a Taco Bell when Vallejo police shot himThe California police officers who killed Willie McCoy, a 20-year-old who had been sleeping in his car, fired 55 bullets at him in 3.5 seconds – w...
2019-06-13 00:17

Motor racing: Wolff expects Bottas to be fired up by Monaco setback Mercedes expect an angry Valtteri Bottas to come back strongly after losing ground to team mate Lewis Hamilton in the Formula One championship through no fault of his own in Monaco on Sunday....
2019-05-27 17:51

North Texas officer who failed to find abducted girl fired FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas police chief says he’s fired a sergeant who failed to find an 8-year-old girl who had been abducted when he visited the hotel room where she was being held. Forest Hill police Chief Dan Dennis said Wednesday tha...
2019-06-20 19:34

Fired-Up Raptors Thoroughly Flatten Bucks, Draw Even In Eastern Conference Finals For the first time in this series and just the second time in these playoffs, the Milwaukee Bucks were roundly outclassed Tuesday night and fell convincingly, 120–102, to the Toronto Raptors to even up the Eastern Conference Finals. The Raptors grabb...
2019-05-22 06:51

Las Vegas police officer who 'froze' during 2017 massacre fired by department An armed, veteran police officer who stood idle for several minutes as the Las Vegas gunman slaughtered dozens of concertgoers in 2017 was fired by the department months ago, officials revealed Tuesday....
2019-07-03 20:17

NYPD hunt gunman who fired on police officer at a traffic stop Police are searching for a would-be cop killer they say opened fire, striking no one, after they pulled him over for a routine car stop for non-working brake lights at 1:30 a.m. Saturday in Jamaica, Queens. The suspect, accused of fleeing on foot whi...
2019-06-02 10:01

'Useless' Sainsbury's boss told he should be fired for failed Asda deal Sainsbury's boss Mike Coupe was described as "useless" and told he ought to be fired as he faced the company's first AGM since its planned merger with Asda was blocked by regulators....
2019-07-04 23:00

Andy Murray fired up for singles return and confident he can challenge rivals • Comeback continues at pace with positive doubles displays• Murray: ‘I’m sure that, tennis-wise, I will be able to keep up’Andy Murray sees no reason he cannot still beat Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, the champions who have been pa...
2019-07-08 10:17

| Shots fired in Sudan ahead of crunch talks on ruling body At least eight people have been reported wounded by gunshots near a Khartoum sit-in , before crucial talks between military chiefs and protest leaders over a transitional governing body....
2019-05-21 16:17

Alleged murder-for-hire NYPD cop cries in court as she is fired from force The NYPD cop charged with hiring a hit man to kill her estranged husband bawled like a baby in court on Friday — as her lawyer revealed she’s been fired from the force over the sick plot. Trading her NYPD uniform and badge for a navy jumpsuit a...
2019-06-01 01:00

Harvard coach fired over sketchy home sale to athlete’s father CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Harvard University has fired a fencing coach over the sale of his home for nearly double its assessed value to a wealthy businessman whose teenage son was later admitted to the school and joined the team. Athletic Director Bob Scal...
2019-07-10 03:51

Virginia Beach staffer fired for ‘threatening’ comments on mass shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A Virginia Beach city employee has been fired and charged with disturbing the peace after supervisors say she threatened them during a meeting about the deadly mass shooting that erupted in a city building in May. It’s the...
2019-07-13 10:00

UAPD gives all clear in shots fired report at Campbell Avenue Farms TUCSON – University of Arizona Police Department responded to shots fired report near Campbell Avenue and Roger Road Monday afternoon. At around 2:36 p.m. Monday, a UA Alert was sent out that UAPD was investigating Campbell Avenue Farms after t...
2019-05-21 14:39

Fired lunchroom worker hadn't charged student for 3 months, her former employer says A lunchroom worker in New Hampshire who said she was fired for allowing a student to take food without paying hadn't been charging the student for anything for several months, her former employer said....
2019-05-23 02:34

Texas police officer fired over failure to find abducted girl A Texas police officer who failed to find an abducted 8-year-old girl when he visited the hotel room where she was being held has been fired, officials said Wednesday....
2019-06-21 05:17

Sheriff’s Deputy Fired Years After “To Catch A Predator” Police Sting BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY, Ky. (WDRB)– A Breckinridge County sheriff’s deputy has been fired after only six months on the job, according to WDRB in Louisville. 33-year-old Anthony Philips was fired from the sheriff’s department on May 4 a...
2019-05-30 17:34

Shots fired, four injured during Toronto Raptors' NBA championship parade Shots were fired during the Raptors' NBA championship parade in Toronto on Monday; police say injuries to two victims were "not life-threatening."       ...
2019-06-18 03:00

The Latest: Newton tells jury he fired shot as burglars fled LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a 22-year-old Nevada prison inmate accused of burglarizing the home of Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton and his family in June 2018 (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton...
2019-06-19 02:51

Elderly women grazed by stray bullets fired into their Queens home Two elderly women were grazed by bullets in their Queens home after a gunman opened fire during a fight on the street outside, police said. The innocent bystanders, both believed to be in their 70s, were inside their house on 136th Avenue near 220th ...
2019-06-06 10:17

Trump denies ordering Mueller be fired, cites Nixon’s mistakes President Trump said he did not order the White House counsel to fire special counsel Robert Mueller because that “didn’t work out too well” for former President Nixon during Watergate. “I wasn’t going to fire [Mueller],...
2019-06-16 17:17

Exclusive: Trump Says the Mueller Investigation Hurt His Approval But Fired Up His Base President Donald Trump‘s approval rating has never cracked 50% in Gallup polls, but he argues that it would be several points above that if it weren’t for Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s investigation. “Based on the economy, ...
2019-06-19 00:34

EPA Rolls Back Obama Rule on Coal-Fired Power Plants (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation’s electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and the...
2019-06-19 22:34

Chef named Ryans claims she was fired when manager discovered her gender A Brooklyn pastry chef with a male-sounding name was hired sight unseen at a Manhattan restaurant because bosses thought she was a man — and promptly fired when she showed up and they learned she was a woman, a lawsuit claims. Ryans McGovern says she...
2019-06-09 06:00

Swiss court upholds WhatsApp secrecy in case of fired employee A Swiss company must pay a worker it fired over WhatsApp messages in which she criticised her boss, a Swiss court has ruled, saying the firm violated her right to privacy by illegally inspecting the chats....
2019-07-02 12:17

Retail tycoon Philip Green charged with assault after pilates teacher alleges inappropriate touching The British retail tycoon Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanor assault in the United States after an Arizona pilates instructor accused him of repeatedly touching her inappropriately....
2019-06-01 01:00

Martin Shkreli sues over ouster from pharmaceutical company NEW YORK (AP) — Imprisoned pharmaceutical entrepreneur Martin Shkreli has sued three executives at a company he started, saying they illegally ousted him and defrauded the company of millions of dollars. The lawsuit was filed Friday in Manhattan fede...
2019-05-31 22:17

Woman sues TSA over strip search at Oklahoma airport LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas woman has sued the Transportation Security Administration after she says they made her strip down in Oklahoma before a flight back to Nevada, KTNV reports. The TV station reports that Rhonda Mengert says in her lawsuit sh...
2019-06-09 05:34

Los Angeles County sues Bayer's Monsanto over PCB contamination Los Angeles County sued Monsanto Co on Thursday, seeking to force the unit of Germany's Bayer AG to help pay for reducing PCB contamination in dozens of bodies of water....
2019-05-31 04:17

From prison, 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sues ex-colleagues for $30 mln Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally ousted him from that company in 2014....
2019-06-01 00:17

'Pharma Bro' Entrepreneur, In US Jail, Sues Ex-Colleagues For $30 Million Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally......
2019-06-01 02:51

New Jersey sues Sackler family for opioid epidemic The New Jersey attorney general's office filed a lawsuit against members of the billionaire family behind pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, alleging that the company's marketing strategies overstated the benefits of their opioid drugs while also mi...
2019-05-31 18:51

SEC sues Kik for running an unregistered Initial Coin Offering The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is suing messaging service Kik Interactive, stating that its 2017 digital token sale, which raised $100 million, was essentially an illegal, unregistered securities offering. According to Bloomberg, thi...
2019-06-05 15:00

Family of slain Chicago cab driver sues Uber CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a Chicago cab driver who died after being hurt in a fight with a ride-sharing driver is suing Uber. Fangqui Lu is wanted on a murder warrant in the September death of Anis Tungekar. Authorities say the 64-year-old Tungeka...
2019-06-05 08:34

SEC Sues Messaging App Kik Over $100 Million Initial Coin Offering The Securities and Exchange Commission is suing anonymity-focused, Canada-based messaging service Kik Interactive, claiming the company’s Hail Mary pivot to raising money via a cryptocurrency sale in 2017 amounted to an illegal, unregistered securiti...
2019-06-05 08:00

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over use of personal logo The Raptors forward, who is claiming he created the original design for the "Klaw" logo featured on his Jordan Brand apparel, signed with New Balance in November 2018....
2019-06-04 13:00

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over rights to his logo SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Toronto star Kawhi Leonard filed a federal lawsuit against Nike on Monday, saying the footwear and apparel giant is blocking him from using a logo that he believes he owns. The suit was filed on a travel day for the NBA Finals; L...
2019-06-04 06:00

California sues OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma California on Monday became the latest state to sue the pharmaceutical company behind the painkiller OxyContin, alleging it falsely promoted the drug as not addictive even as it emerged as one of the most widely abused in the U.S....
2019-06-04 02:34

Delta passenger sues after being mauled by emotional support dog A Delta passenger who was attacked by a veteran’s emotional support dog is suing the airline, claiming it didn’t properly vet the “dangerous” dog before letting it on the plane. Marlin Jackson had to get 28 stitches to sew up parts of his face after ...
2019-05-29 18:51

Wilhelmina modeling agency sues five employees who quit The Wilhelmina modeling agency has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the five workers who abruptly walked out a week ago, according to new Manhattan court papers. Wilhelmina International LTD. filed the suit in Manhattan Supreme Court on Saturday ag...
2019-05-28 22:17

Justice Department Sues Mallinckrodt, Alleging Kickbacks Federal prosecutors filed a complaint against the drugmarker, accusing the company of paying kickbacks through a foundation in order to increase prices of a drug used to treat multiple sclerosis....
2019-06-05 22:34

Egypt sues Christie's over £5m sale of King Tut sculpture Egypt has asked Interpol to help track down a 3,000-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamun after Christie's auctioned it despite the country's objections....
2019-07-10 02:34

White lawyer sues Legal Aid Society for discrimination A white lawyer who worked at the Legal Aid Society for over 20 years says that she was wrongfully labeled a racist by her non-white colleagues — and the harassment caused her to suffer from PTSD and go on medical leave for a year, according to ...
2019-06-29 01:34

House committee sues Treasury, IRS for Trump's tax returns The House Ways and Means Committee sued the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service Tuesday to get President Donald Trump's federal tax returns....
2019-07-02 19:17

Environmental group sues over ice seal habitat decision ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An environmental group is suing the federal government for failing to designate critical habitat for two species of ice seals on the threatened species list. The Center for Biological Diversity sued the National Marine Fisher...
2019-06-13 23:34

ACLU sues feds over bond hearings for immigrants BOSTON (AP) — A class-action lawsuit alleges that the federal government is illegally detaining immigrants without giving them a fair chance of being released on bond. The lawsuit was filed Thursday by the American Civil Liberties Union affiliates in...
2019-06-13 23:34

Tendulkar Sues Australian Bat Maker Over AUD 2 Million In Royalties Sachin Tendulkar accused the bat manufacturer of using his name and image to promote products and then failing to pay him AUD 2 million in royalties....
2019-06-14 10:01

House panel sues Treasury, IRS over Trump's tax returns A House of Representatives panel filed suit on Tuesday against the U.S. Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service, as it wrangled to obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns....
2019-07-02 19:00

Niantic sues group of alleged 'Pokémon Go' cheaters It's not just multi-platform gaming giants suing cheaters. Niantic has sued members of Global++ for allegedly offering "unauthorized derivative" (read: hacked) versions of Pokémon Go, Ingress and even the still-in-beta Harry Potter: Wiza...
2019-06-17 05:00

Pastor surveilled after ministering to migrants sues U.S. government A prominent Manhattan pastor has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that U.S. officials violated her religious freedom when she was put on a watchlist over her ministry to migrants at the border....
2019-07-10 16:34

Austria's ex-vice chancellor sues over Ibiza video Heinz-Christian Strache has announced he is suing several people in connection with the video that ended his political career. He has denied that there is also footage of him taking drugs and committing sex acts....
2019-05-24 23:34

Woman sues memory champ over ‘revenge porn’ A woman is suing an international memory champ from Queens for videotaping their sex romps — then posting the footage online as revenge for her getting married, according to court documents. The woman — identified as E.C. in her Queens Su...
2019-05-22 05:17

Huawei Sues US Commerce Department Over Seized Equipment Huawei has filed a lawsuit against the US Commerce Department challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export......
2019-06-22 10:51

House Committee sues Treasury for Trump tax returns The House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday sued the Treasury Department to get President Donald Trump’s tax returns, a spokesman for a committee member told CNBC on Tuesday. The lawsuit was first reported by The Wall Street Journal. The Democrat-l...
2019-07-02 20:34

‘Over The Rainbow’ composer sues Apple, Google and Amazon The estate of Harold Arlen, who wrote classic songs like “Over the Rainbow” and “I’ve Got the World On a String,” is taking several Silicon Valley giants to court. His son told BBC News that he found more than 6,000 unau...
2019-05-22 21:01

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over use of his personal logo In a lawsuit filed Monday, Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard says Nike tried to register copyright on a design he created for his personal brand.        ...
2019-06-04 07:17

72 Philadelphia police officers taken off streets over alleged racist social media posts Philadelphia has placed 72 of its police officers on administrative duty pending an investigation into alleged bigoted social media posts. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
2019-06-21 03:01

Moves like Jagger: Stones' frontman posts dance video after health scare Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger posted a video of his trademark dance moves on Twitter on Wednesday to show the world he is back in shape following heart valve surgery....
2019-05-21 15:51

Shannen Doherty Posts "Band Photos" With BH90210 Co-Stars: Hello, Emily Valentine! Guys, we are this close to returning to the Peach Pit! Shannen Doherty posted on her Instagram page new behind-the-scenes photos of her with fellow Beverly Hills, 90210 alumni hanging out......
2019-07-07 06:51

Walgreens posts quarterly earnings beat as prescription drug sales rise Higher prescription drug sales help the company regain its footing after CEO Stefano Pessina dubbed last quarter "the most difficult" since the company was formed....
2019-06-27 20:34

Elon Musk Doesn't Learn, Posts Uncredited Artwork, Deletes Tweet We’re not even a year on from Tesla founder Elon Musk’s settlement in a case over using an aritst’s work without credit and we’re back here again, this time over some fan art of Nier Automata’s star 2B....
2019-06-17 04:00

European soccer posts record revenues with the English Premier League leading the way The 92 professional soccer teams in the English Premier League (EPL) and the three divisions below have amassed a record £5.8 billion ($7.3 billion) in revenue during the 2017/18 season, topping the table of Europe's elite leagues....
2019-05-30 10:51

UPDATE 1-Mexico's Televisa posts 78.6% drop in net profit on lower government spending Mexican broadcaster Televisa's net profit plunged by 78.6% in the second quarter, the company said on Monday, a consequence of reduced advertising spending by both the Mexican government and clients in the private sector....
2019-07-09 04:51

Fox News Digital posts best quarter ever in multi-platform views, beats CNN in key metrics Fox News Digital finished the second quarter of 2019 with 4.8 billion page views, its highest multi-platform total in history, topping CNN as the No. 1 news organization in multiple metrics, according to Comscore. ...
2019-07-16 02:34

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson posts ‘crazy throwback’ of Andre the Giant and his granddad Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson may be a major Hollywood movie star now, but he hasn’t forgotten his roots. The former WWE champion posted a “crazy throwback” pic on Friday — showing his grandfather, High Chief Peter Mai...
2019-07-13 10:51

Chick-fil-A’s AI can spot signs of foodborne illness from social media posts with 78% accuracy Chick-fil-A is using AI and machine learning to parse social media for incidents of foodborne illness at its more than 2,400 restaurants in the U.S.Read More...
2019-05-24 02:51

These USDA employees face a stark choice: Move to Kansas City or be fired Agriculture Department officials have told workers at two agencies that they have two choices: relocate to the Kansas City area or face firing. With many declining relocation, the move will seriously disrupt the work of the department's Economic Rese...
2019-07-01 15:17

Off-duty LAPD officer fired fatal shot in California Costco shooting New details in a deadly shooting at a Costco store in Southern California on Friday night reveal an off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officer opened fire when a man assaulted him while he was holding his child, authorities said. ...
2019-06-16 15:00

Sinclair Weatherman Allegedly Fired After Criticizing Bullshit Storm Code Policy Less than a week after an Illinois meteorologist working at a Sinclair Broadcast Group station criticized a corporate policy on-air, a job was listed for a replacement weatherperson, leaving viewers to speculate that the meteorologist was fired for ...
2019-06-12 19:51

The Trump Administration Protested When Kenya Halted a Coal-Fired Power Plant When the Kenyan government had second thoughts about allowing the country’s first coal-fired power plant, the Trump Administration’s representative in the country protested. U.S. Ambassador Kyle McCarter, a Trump appointee who previously ...
2019-07-02 17:17

Real estate broker Robert Futterman fired from his company after drug bust New York real estate broker Robert Futterman has been fired from his own company, The Post has learned. Futterman, who last year sold his firm Robert K. Futterman & Associates to BGC Partners and Newmark and has been chairman of Newmark RKF, was term...
2019-05-29 20:34

Michael Bloomberg will spend $500 million to close coal-fired power plants Michael Bloomberg is pledging $500 million to close every coal-fired power plant in the US and to halt the growth of natural gas. According to The New York Times, the money will go towards a new Beyond Coal initiative. It will be spent over the next....
2019-06-07 19:51

White House Melts Down After Government Watchdog Urges Kellyanne Conway Be Fired Weeks after confidently crooning “Blah, blah, blah,” and “Let me know when the jail sentence starts” when asked by reporters about repeated Hatch Act violations, a top internal government watchdog recommended the firing of White House counselor Kelly...
2019-06-13 20:17

Wayne Newton tells Las Vegas jury he fired shot as burglars fled Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a Nevada jury on Tuesday that he fired a gunshot to scare away two burglars that he and his wife and their teenage daughter encountered during a second burglary in 10 days at their home a year ago....
2019-06-19 17:17

Willie McCoy shooting: Cops who fired off 55 shots in 3.5 seconds acted ‘reasonable’ The California cops who killed a 21-year-old aspiring rapper sleeping in his car unleashed 55 bullets at him in 3.5 seconds — in an incident deemed “reasonable,” according to a report commissioned by the Vallejo City attorney. The r...
2019-06-13 11:34

Sheriff: Fear of lawsuits is why Tennessee detective won't be fired over LGBTQ comments Knox County deputy Grayson Fritts can take a voluntary buyout, Sheriff Tom Spangler says, because Spangler fears a lawsuit from the ACLU.        ...
2019-06-15 01:34

Wayne Newton tells Vegas jury he fired shot as burglars fled Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a jury he fired a gunshot to scare away two burglars he and his wife and daughter found fleeing their home a year ago...
2019-06-19 04:51

Japanese bank Mizuho to tighten financing norm for coal-fired plants Japan's Mizuho Financial Group Inc said on Wednesday it will tighten its financing policy for coal-fired power projects from July 1 to help tackle global climate change issues....
2019-05-23 10:17

Louisiana Deputy Fired, Arrested for Forcing Mother to Perform Oral Sex on Infant Son Ibervielle Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Shaderick Jones, 42, forced 26-year-old mother Iyeseha Todd to perform oral sex on her infant son while he recorded it, claiming the depraved act was his “fantasy.”...
2019-06-09 20:00

Wayne Newton testifies he fired a shot as burglars assaulted family dog, then fled Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a jury he fired a shot to scare away two burglars that he encountered fleeing his home a year ago.        ...
2019-06-19 04:51

250 rockets fired from Gaza at Israel; 1-year-old child among those killed in retaliatory airstrikes Approximately 250 rockets have been fired by Gaza militants towards Israel over the course of a few hours on Saturday, according to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)....
2019-05-21 19:51

National Teacher of the Year Rodney Robinson Continues Virginia State University’s Tradition of Lifting Up the Next Generation Rodney Robinson’s journey to becoming the 2019 National Teacher of the Year was like a road littered with obstacles. One of the major challenges was needing to work a full-time job while earning his undergraduate degree at Virginia State University i...
2019-05-29 22:00

Antonio Wei sues brother over Manhattan skyscraper trust feud A Florida man turned his family’s Manhattan high-rise into a $200 million property but cruelly cut them out of the hefty profits, his brother charges in a lawsuit. The Wei family, based in Brazil, has owned 116 John St. since 1980, when they paid $4 ...
2019-06-23 18:17

NYC sues Virginia company for flooding Big Apple with untaxed cigarettes A Virginia cigarette company schemed with black-market sellers in New York City to funnel tens of thousands of cartons of un-taxed smokes into the city every month, officials charged Monday. The City has slapped Cigarettes Unlimited with a racketeer...
2019-07-16 03:34

JetBlue sues Walmart for trademark infringement over Jetblack service JetBlue Airways has sued Walmart for trademark infringement, after the world's largest retailer began using the name Jetblack for its text-based personal shopping service....
2019-06-27 23:00

The Latest: Hawaii Sues Opioid Maker For Deceptive Marketing SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on lawsuits filed against opioid maker Purdue Pharma. 5:45 p.m. Hawaii has joined other states in filing lawsuits against opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma. Hawaii Attorney General Clare Connors said in a statemen...
2019-06-04 06:00

Father sues West Virginia frat over son’s brain damage MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A lawsuit says a man who fell down the stairs at West Virginia University fraternity party has been permanently brain damaged. It says fraternity brothers posed with David M. Rusko’s unconscious body, squirted Ketchup o...
2019-06-28 17:34

SpaceX sues over 'wrongly awarded' Air Force rocket contracts To say that SpaceX was unhappy with losing out on the US Air Force's rocket development contracts would be an understatement. The company has sued the US government under claims that the Air Force "wrongly awarded" contracts to Blue Origin, Nor...
2019-05-23 00:34

Woman sues boxer Adrien Broner over assault claim in bar CLEVELAND — An Ohio woman has sued former world champion boxer Adrien Broner, saying he sexually assaulted her at a Cleveland nightclub in June 2018. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Cleveland by a 35-year-old woman says Broner pinned her on a couch and ...
2019-06-05 08:51

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "tip of the iceberg"....
2019-06-05 12:34

Widow sues Boeing for $276 million over Ethiopian Airlines crash A French woman whose husband was among the 157 people killed in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines airliner in March has filed a lawsuit against Boeing, manufacturer of the 737 MAX 8, seeking $276 million in damages. “It is a tragedy which, by ...
2019-05-23 00:17

Man sues Kevin Spacey over alleged groping at Nantucket island bar A Massachusetts man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a resort island bar in 2016 has filed a lawsuit against the actor.        ...
2019-06-27 18:34

Australian gardener sues Bayer's Monsanto over cancer link Lawyers of an Australian gardener on Tuesday said they had filed a lawsuit against Bayer AG agricultural chemicals unit Monsanto for severe harm caused by an ingredient used in its weed killer Roundup, the first such case in the country....
2019-06-04 16:34

Green Party of Pima County sues city of Tucson TUCSON- The city of Tucson is facing a lawsuit from the Pima County Green Party. The lawsuit claims the Green Party of Pima County was illegally removed from the 2019 primary ballot. On Monday, July 1 a hearing in Superior Court was held. The judge i...
2019-07-02 04:34

Man Attacked By Emotional-Support Dog On Delta Flight Sues Airline An attack on a plane by a fellow passenger's emotional-support dog left Marlin Jackson needing 28 stitches, according to a negligence lawsuit filed Friday against Delta Air Lines and the dog's owner.......
2019-05-30 07:17

Group sues Boston for banning Christian flag, approving 284 others The city of Boston, Mass. is being sued for religious discrimination for banning the Christian flag and permitting 284 others, according to a federal lawsuit filed last week....
2019-07-15 20:00

UPDATE 1-Los Angeles County sues Bayer's Monsanto over PCB contamination Los Angeles County sued Monsanto Co on Thursday, seeking to force the unit of Germany's Bayer AG to help pay for reducing PCB contamination in dozens of bodies of water....
2019-05-31 01:17

ACLU sues Trump admin to put brakes on rescheduled ICE raids The American Civil Liberties Union and advocacy groups filed suit in Manhattan federal court Thursday to put the brakes on the Trump administration’s plan to have US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents conduct a mass roundup of illegal a...
2019-07-11 23:51

Planned Parenthood sues U.S. to block rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule letting healthcare workers refuse abortions and other services because of religious or moral objections....
2019-06-11 21:51

NBA MVP Antetokounmpo sues artist over alleged 'Greek Freak' knockoffs Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, the 2019 National Basketball Association most valuable player, sued a Pennsylvania man on Monday for allegedly selling "Greek Freak" t-shirts and other clothing without permission....
2019-07-09 07:17

From prison, 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sues ex-colleagues for $30 million Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally ousted him from that company in 2014....
2019-06-01 03:00

Wife of China's Meng, former Interpol chief, sues agency The wife of the former head of Interpol, who was detained in his native China, said on Sunday she had sued the global police cooperation agency for failing to protect his family and complicity in what she called China's "wrongful acts"....
2019-07-07 19:17

Wife of arrested Chinese ex-Interpol president sues agency The wife of former Interpol President Meng Hongwei has sued the international police agency, accusing Interpol of failing to protect him from arrest in China and failing to protect his family...
2019-07-07 11:34

Charlottesville victim sues white nationalist groups, leaders An Ohio man says he was struck by the car driven by James Alex Fields Jr. at the 2017 "Unite the Right" rally. Fields, Richard Spencer named in suit.        ...
2019-05-21 18:17

Mallinckrodt sues U.S. health agencies, sees 10% hit to Acthar gel sales Mallinckrodt Plc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and forecast an about 10% hit to annual net sales of Acthar gel following changes to Medicaid rebate calculations, sending its shares plunging as much as 34% on...
2019-05-21 18:51

Maternal fitness expert sues Columbia professor over criticism A maternal fitness expert who helps moms tighten their tummies after giving birth is suing a Columbia University prof for her gut-punching criticism. Julie Tupler’s namesake “Tupler Technique” includes abdominal exercises that can help a condition ca...
2019-06-02 02:17

French widow sues Boeing for at least $276 millioin over Ethiopian crash A French woman whose husband died in the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX airliner in Ethiopia has filed a U.S. lawsuit against the planemaker, seeking at least $276 million in damages....
2019-05-21 19:17

Australian watchdog sues Samsung over misleading waterproof phone ads Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Samsung's Australian unit for misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant phones as suitable to use in pools.Read More...
2019-07-04 16:34

'Over The Rainbow' composer sues Apple, Google and Amazon for piracy The estate of Harold Arlen, who wrote classic songs like "Over the Rainbow" and "I've Got the World On a String," is taking several Silicon Valley giants to court. ...
2019-05-21 20:34

French woman sues Boeing seeking at least $276 mln over Ethiopian crash A French woman whose husband was killed in the March crash of a Boeing 737 MAX airliner in Ethiopia has filed a U.S. lawsuit against the planemaker seeking at least $276 million in damages, her lawyer said on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 15:34

Couple sues clinic over IVF mix-up after giving birth to twins unrelated to them New York couple is suing a Los Angeles fertility clinic after woman gives birth to other couples’ babiesA couple from New York is taking legal action against a fertility clinic claiming their IVF treatment left them pregnant with twins who were unrel...
2019-07-09 10:34

Australia regulator sues Samsung over misleading Galaxy smartphone ads In more than 300 advertisements, Samsung showed its Galaxy phones being used underwater in swimming pools and the sea. However, Australia's competition regulator said consumers damaged their phones when exposing them to water....
2019-07-04 06:17

Ex-Goldman Sachs VP told he ‘sounded too gay’ by co-workers sues firm A gay vice president at Goldman Sachs claims his sexual orientation was the subject of “office fodder” — and that he was once excluded from a conference call because he “sounds too gay,” according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday....
2019-06-05 22:51